Dr. Gillian Hawker
Chair, Department of Medicine, U of T
Senior Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute
Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Dr. Hawker is a senior scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, the Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, as well as a professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Hawker is a clinical epidemiologist/health services researcher whose research has focused on improving access to and outcomes for care for people with osteoarthritis, with a particular focus on disparities in access to total joint replacement surgery. She has published almost 200 peer-reviewed articles and has served as a member of numerous academic and governmental advisory committees. She currently serves on the Board of the International Society for Osteoarthritis Research.