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Donna E Stewart, MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI)
Keywords: population health, health policy, knowledge translation, women's health, psychosomatic medicine, international health, service accountability 

Research Interests
Women's Health
Our program is interested in factors related to the content and context of women's health and disease, locally, nationally an internationally. We employ both quantitative and qualitative methods to undertake research projects related to clinical care, population health, multicultural health, knowledge translation, health policy and health services accountability.

Ongoing projects include depression, international health, multicultural health, osteoporosis, menopause and postmenopause, perinatal health, information and decisional preferences in women with chronic diseases, cancer screening, survivorship, HPV vaccine, attitudes to genetic testing, smoking prevention, service accountability, physician stress and behaviour, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and aging in women.

Psychosomatic Medicine
We are interested in psychosocial effects of illness and coping strategies and how these affect outcomes in chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and organ failure.

Policy, Education and Career Development
We are interested in public and professional education, health service accountability, policy development in women's health, and gender aspects of career development.

Additional Appointments
  • Progam Director, Women's Health
  • University Professor, University of Toronto
  • Chair, Women's Health, University Health Network and University of Toronto
  • Member, Graduate Faculty and IMS, University of Toronto
  • President, International Association for Women's Mental Health
  • Member, CIHR Institutional Advisory Board for Gender, Sex and Health
  • Advisor, World Health Organization, Women's Health
  • Representative, UN EcoSoc and Commission on the Status of Women

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