Congregate Care Setting Working Group Profile
Dr. Savage received her MSc in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a PhD in epidemiology from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She has over ten years of local and provincial public health experience, and a proven track record in conducting impactful, applied, and collaborative public health research. Her research aims to improve the health of older adults, immigrants, and women. She is the principal investigator of a national study, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, that explores how loneliness and social isolation affects how older adults use the healthcare system. She is also a collaborator on a transnational initiative to explore medication safety in older women and men. Dr. Savage’s research is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research postdoctoral fellowship.