Susan Bronskill, PHD

Adjunct Scientist, Women’s College Hospital Research and Innovation Institute
Senior Scientist & Scientific Lead, Life Stage Research Program, ICES
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation & Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program & Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute


Susan Bronskill, PhD, directs her research towards improving quality of care, health services utilization and health care outcomes for older adults — including persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, women, and those who are frail. She makes use of administrative databases and other data sources to study transitions between health care sectors. An additional focus of her research is medication use in community and long-term care settings. Dr. Bronskill has a strong record of funding from federal agencies including a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award in the Area of Aging.

PhD, Health Policy, Harvard University, 2001

MSc, Health Administration, University of Toronto, 1996

BSc, Economics, University of Toronto, 1993

  • New Investigator Award in the Area of Aging, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2009-2014)

  • Aging
  • Health services research
  • Older women’s health
  • Dementia and drug utilization
  • Quality of care