Laura Rosella

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Laura Rosella, PhD, MHSc, is the Principal Investigator and Scientific Director of the Population Health Analytics Lab. She is an associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, affiliated with the Vector Institute, and holds scientific appointments at ICES and Public Health Ontario (PHO). She also holds a Canada Research Chair in Population Health Analytics. Her research interests include population health, population-based risk tools to support public health planning, and public health policy. She has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of public health, public health policy, and health services research. She has been awarded several national grants including a CIHR Foundation scheme grant in support of her population health analytics research program and a New Frontiers in Research Fund grant to advance the application of machine methods for studying multiple chronic diseases. Notably, Dr. Rosella was recently awarded the Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiology Award by the Society for Epidemiologic Research and was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. Her research has been featured by Forbes, Newsweek, Reuters, CBC, CTV, The Globe and Mail, and The Toronto Star.