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Queen's University

Centre for Studies in Primary Care

Susan Phillips

BSc, MD, CCFP, MSc (epid)

Susan Phillips

Dr. Susan Phillips is a Professor in Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen’s and a visiting Professor at the Centre for Gender Studies, Umea University, Umea, Sweden. Currently she has research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as principal investigator (Gender Differences in Mobility: The International Mobility and Aging Study, 2010-2016) and co-investigator (Gender, Environment and Health, 2009-2013), from the Ontario Health Services Research Fund as a principal investigator (Quality in Primary Care) with responsibility for a gender focus, and from Queen’s University as PI studying how resilience can be fostered in children and youth to improve long-term health. With Swedish colleagues she is writing a series of papers on gender and research methodology. Although primarily a quantitative researcher she has recently completed a qualitative study of the hidden curriculum in medical education. Dr. Phillips’ research on how social factors intersect with biology to shape health has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Social Science and Medicine, JAMA, Medical Education, etc, and has led to invitations from the WHO, World Bank, Swedish and French Research Councils, governments of Bosnia and Serbia, and Australian, Dutch, Swedish and Canadian universities to speak and collaborate.

Contact Susan Phillips (tel) 613.533.6000 ext 73935 (email)

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