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Dr. Vincy Chan

Vincy Chan

Dr. Vincy Chan is an Associate Director of the ABI Research Lab. She received her PhD in Rehabilitation Science and MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto. Dr. Chan’s population health research focuses on the health service use and outcomes of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) across the lifespan and continuum of healthcare using and/or linking population-based health administrative data and province-wide surveys. She currently holds an Early Career Research Award from the National Institutes of Health and has received awards and fellowships from the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Brain Canada, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Chan was recently awarded the student nominated 2019 Excellence in Research Supervision Award and 2020 Outstanding Mentorship Award, both from the University of Toronto.

Other Appointments:
  • Assistant Scientist, Kite-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network
  • Assistant Professor (Status), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Graduate Faculty Membership, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ontario Tech University

Current Projects:
  • A longitudinal population-based birth cohort study to understand the past, present, and future of children and youth with TBI
  • Machine learning to inform health services and policy for TBI
  • Population-based sex-stratified study on the impact of concurrent TBI and mental health and/or addictions on health system level outcomes
  • Barriers and facilitators to accessing health services and supports among Ontario adults with a self-reported history of TBI
  • Mild TBI in the workplace: Prevalence, correlates, and outcomes
  • TBI in Underserved Populations


Contact information:

Address: 500 University Avenue, Rm 262, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7
Phone: 416-978-1250
Twitter: @VincyChanRsrch