Science Table Profile

Doug Manuel


Distinguished University Professor, Department of Family Medicine, School of Epidemiology and Public Health Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Dr. Manuel is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Departments of Family Medicine and School of Epidemiology and Public Health. He is a Senior Scientist at The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a Clinical Scientist with C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, a Senior Core Scientist at ICES and a Senior Medical Advisor for Statistics Canada.

Dr. Manuel’s research combines interests in public health, health care systems and primary care. He collaborates to develop advanced predictive algorithms and microsimulation models to assess population health and the health impact of health strategies. He has written on how societies with the best population health have achieved their success. He has published over 250 studies, including papers in the leading medical journals. For over 25 years, Dr. Manuel has been a primary care doctor in rural, remote and underserved Canadian communities.