Anne Andermann

Anne Andermann
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anne.andermann [at] (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

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.

Projects: CLEAR Collaboration, Community Oriented Primary Care Committee (COPC)

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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.

Scientist with clinical activities
Graduate Supervisor
Associate Professor
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