School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

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Alyson Mahar

Adjunct Professor 




  • quantitative research methods;
  • health services research;
  • access to healthcare;
  • cancer diagnosis, staging, treatment & prognosis;
  • routinely collected healthcare data;
  • Canadian Armed Forces Veterans;
  • military-connected families.

Dr. Alyson Mahar is an epidemiologist, specializing in health services and policy research. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Evaluative Clinical Sciences at the Sunnybrook Research Institute in Toronto and a Researcher with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research. Alyson currently leads a team using provincial, routinely collected healthcare data to study the physical and mental health of Canadian Veterans and military families in Ontario.