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Susan Phillips

BSc, MD, CCFP, MSc (epid)

 
Susan Phillips

Susan Phillips is a Professor in Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, and a senior researcher with internationally recognized expertise in gender as a social determinant of health. Most recently she was PI on a CIHR Team Grant (2010-16), the International Mobility in Aging Study (IMIAS) that focused on gender, life-course circumstances, and setting as predictors of health and function. Currently her research focuses on how resilience can be fostered in children and youth to improve long-term health and counter anxiety. Dr. Phillips is the gender and equity expert on two government funded Health Services Research Grants that aim to improve the health of Ontarians. She was a visiting scholar at the Umea (Sweden) Centre for Gender Studies. That university subsequently awarded her Honorary Doctorate. Dr. Phillips has been an advisor on gender to the EU, Gendered Innovations, the French and Swedish Research Councils, the WHO, the World Bank, and the gender equity consultant for a multi-year Canadian government funded development project in Bosnia and Serbia. She has many peer-reviewed research papers published in high impact journals including the NEJM, JAMA, CMAJ, has been an invited keynote speaker on gender and health internationally, and has authored a number of related book chapters.

Contact Susan Phillips (tel) 613.533.6000 ext 73934 (email) susan.phillips@dfm.queensu.ca

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