Michael Paterson

Michael Paterson


Michael joined the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences as an Epidemiologist in 1992 and became an ICES Scientist and Research Program Lead in 2008.  He is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from the University of Guelph and a Master’s degree in Physiology from the University of Toronto.

Michael has been Principal Investigator for the Ontario site of CNODES since its inception, and has served as a Site Liaison and co-author on multiple CNODES projects.  Michael is currently a member of the CNODES Steering Committee, Database Team, Training Team, and Knowledge Translation Team.

In addition to his work with CNODES, Michael is an active member of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care-funded Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN, www.odprn.ca).  Michael has received over 60 research grants and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of health services research, drug safety and drug policy, including a 2011 article that was named one of the “Twenty top papers to mark The BMJ’s two digital decades”.

CNODES Projects

CNODES Online Lectures