anne [dot] andermann [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Anne Andermann, MD, DPhil, CCFP, FRCPC)
Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine
Associate Member, Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
Research Associate in Public Health and Primary Health Care, St Mary's Research Centre
Research Interests: Dr. Anne Andermann is the founding director of the CLEAR Collaboration that aims to help frontline health workers address the underlying social causes of poor health through a combination of direct patient care, referral and advocacy for larger social change. Dr. Andermann has previously worked on research capacity strengthening for low- and middle-income countries at the World Health Organization in Geneva where she was also a member of the WHO Research Ethics Review Committee and a main contributing author of the World Health Report 2008 on increasing universal access to primary health care. Dr. Andermann has been a visiting professor in the USA (Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, Princeton University), Brazil (Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia) and Germany (Berlin School of Public Health, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin). Currently, she is the Medical Specialist in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Health Canada’s Quebec Regional Office, a Public Health Physician at the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay Northern Quebec, Chair of the Community Oriented Primary Care Committee (COPC) at St Mary’s Hospital, and the focal point at the McGill Faculty of Medicine responsible for incorporating a greater emphasis on the social determinants of health and a population health approach into the new medical school curriculum. Dr. Andermann was recently awarded the Canadian Rising Stars in Global Health award from Grand Challenges Canada and the Clinical Research Scholars award from FRQ-S. Her new book entitled Evidence for Health: From Patient Choice to Global Policy is now available from Cambridge University Press at www.cambridge.org/9781107648654.
Keywords: Public health, Primary Health Care, Global health, Aboriginal health, Immigrant and refugee health, Social determinants of health, Vulnerable and marginalized populations, Health equity, Health promotion, Screening, Research capacity strengthening, Evidence-informed decision-making, Health policy, Knowledge translation, Public health ethics.
List of Publications:
(Please note that the access to publications offered via Scopus and Pubmed may not reflect exactly the scope of our researcher's publications, can be overrepresented with same name researchers working in the same field)
- Andermann A. Evidence for Health: From Patient Choice to Global Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013
For a recent review of Dr Andermann's new book, please click here.
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $30,000. New Investigator start-up research funds for Clinical Researchers Scholoars. Funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRSQ) 2012
Co-Applicant. No funds received. Preventing childhood sexual violence in Inuit communities. Dr Kirsten Johnson PI. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health ($100,000). 2013-2014.
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $25,000. New Investigator Award in Health Services Research with a focus on Primary Healthcare. Funded by St Mary's Research Centre. 2012
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $25,000. Meeting to finalize research protocol for testing a CBPHC intervention to tackle child labour. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). 2011
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $113,000. A primary care toolkit to tackle child labour and promote health equity. Funded by Grand Challenges Canada (GCC). 2011
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $24,782. Meeting to prepare research protocols for international research on child labour and health equity. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Public and Population Health (CIHR). 2011
Principal investigator and Fund Administrator. Awarded $14,949. Breaking the cycle of entrenched multi-generational health inequities by developing interventions to tackle child labour and promote childhood development. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Public and Population Health (CIHR). 2011
Co-Applicant. Part of a knowledge network. No funds received. The Anisnabe Kekendazone (original knowledge) Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (AK-NEAHR, formerly ACADRE). Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health ($1,485,000 over 3 years). 2007-2010