John McLaughlin is a Professor of epidemiology at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Executive Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health. He has more than 30 years of experience in leading interdisciplinary health research teams, as well as executive level management, knowledge translation, scholarly work and service. John provides senior leadership across the public health and health research systems, as he advises on strategic opportunities, emerging trends and partnerships to advance population health through applied research. John retired in 2019 as Chief Science Officer and Senior Scientist at Public Health Ontario, and he previously served as Senior Visiting Scientist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Vice President and Senior Scientist at Cancer Care Ontario, Founding Director of the Ontario Health Study at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, and Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital. His research programs integrate diverse approaches and disciplines in large-scale studies, aiming to improve disease prevention and health promotion. Trained as an epidemiologist at the University of Toronto (PhD) and Queen’s University (MSc), his sustained research program has resulted in more than 300 publications.
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- DLSPH, University of Toronto