Dr. Geoff Anderson, Research Lead

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Geoffrey M. Anderson, MD, PhD, is a professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, where he holds the Chair in Health Management Strategies.  He is an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) where he leads the Health System Planning and Evaluation program. 

He has been involved in health services research for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the use of administrative data and in observational research methods. His research has been funded by provincial and national research agencies and he has published extensively. He plays a leadership role in IHPME’s graduate education program and is actively involved in supervision and mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya, Clinical Lead

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Onil Bhattacharyya is a family physician and the Frigon-Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research at Women’s College Hospital. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and an assistant professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. He received his medical degree from McGill University and his PhD in health services research from the University of Toronto and was a Takemi Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. 

Dr. Bhattacharyya studies innovative health service delivery models in both high and low income settings.  He is committed to using health services research to make a more effective, responsive, and integrated health care system.  He has attracted funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, CIHR, and other non-profits. Dr. Bhattacharyya has published more 30 peer-reviewed papers and numerous book chapters, and been invited to present two TEDx talks.  He is also Co-Chair for the PIHCIN Leadership Council.

Alexandru Titeu, Network Manager

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Alexandru is Network Manager for BeACCoN.  He is also Research Administration Officer at the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME).

In his previous roles he has supported healthcare organizations in the collection and analysis of improvement data, and worked on research projects with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and the North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO).