Seminar Series: Fiona Kouyoumdjian

Use of administrative data to understand the population health status of people who experience imprisonment in Ontario

Fiona Kouyoumdjian

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
McMaster University

Adjunct Scientist
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Short Biography:
Dr. Fiona Kouyoumdjian, MD MPH PhD FCFP FRCPC is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster and an Adjunct Scientist at ICES. She is a Family Physician, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Physician, and Epidemiologist. She worked as a Family Physician in a jail in Ontario from 2007 to 2020, and she leads a program of research focused on the health of people who experience incarceration.

In this presentation, I will discuss recent and current research to understand the health status of people who experience incarceration using administrative data, including correctional, health, and vital statistics data.

 Keywords: prison health, population health, health services research

Date: Friday, October 28th
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: PHFM 3015 (Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine)