Astrid Guttmann

Professor of Pediatrics
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
University of Toronto



Astrid Guttmann, MDCM, MSc FRCPC, is a general pediatrician and senior associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children, a senior scientist and the chief science officer at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and professor of pediatrics and health policy and public health at the University of Toronto. Her research aims to improve child health through population-based studies that inform or evaluate health system programs and policies. Current grant funded work includes a large-scale evaluation of refugee resettlement models assessing long-term refugee health and social outcomes as well as health and social sector system use and cost.

Astrid co-leads MHASEF, a provincially funded data and research initiative at ICES that has built capacity to report on and evaluate the Ontario Mental Health Strategy and related programs. She sits on a number of policy advisory committees including the Ontario Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health as well as the international scientific advisory committees for the Great Ormond Street/University College London Institute for Child Health and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.