Andreas Laupacis


Affiliate Scientist

Research Programs


Please note: Dr. Laupacis is not taking any summer students.

I have a longstanding  interest in clinical epidemiology,  health services research, health policy and  patient involvement in research and health care. I was the founder of Healthy Debate and am currently Editor in Chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.


Recent Publications

  1. Shickh, S, Rafferty, SA, Clausen, M, Kodida, R, Mighton, C, Panchal, S et al.. The role of digital tools in the delivery of genomic medicine: enhancing patient-centered care. Genet Med. 2021; :. doi: 10.1038/s41436-021-01112-1. PubMed PMID:33654192 .
  2. Vyas, MV, Silver, FL, Austin, PC, Yu, AYX, Pequeno, P, Fang, J et al.. Stroke Incidence by Sex Across the Lifespan. Stroke. 2021;52 (2):447-451. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032898. PubMed PMID:33493057 .
  3. Vyas, MV, Austin, PC, Fang, J, Laupacis, A, Silver, FL, Kapral, MK et al.. Immigration Status, Ethnicity, and Long-term Outcomes following Ischemic Stroke. Neurology. 2021; :. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000011451. PubMed PMID:33472924 .
  4. Matukas, LM, Dhalla, IA, Laupacis, A. CMAJ. 2020;192 (50):E1836-E1837. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.202120-f. PubMed PMID:33318103 PubMed Central PMC7759104.
  5. Murthy, S, Fowler, RA, Laupacis, A. CMAJ. 2020;192 (50):E1834-E1835. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.201764-f. PubMed PMID:33318102 PubMed Central PMC7759101.
  6. Li, X, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Lebovic, G, Maguire, JL, Omand, JA, Sievenpiper, JL et al.. Body Mass Index Mediates the Association between Growth Trajectories and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children. Child Obes. 2021;17 (1):36-42. doi: 10.1089/chi.2020.0143. PubMed PMID:33252262 .
  7. Masse, MH, Battista, MC, Wilcox, ME, Pinto, R, Marinoff, N, D'Aragon, F et al.. Optimal VAsopressor TitraTION in patients 65 years and older (OVATION-65): protocol and statistical analysis plan for a randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open. 2020;10 (11):e037947. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037947. PubMed PMID:33191251 PubMed Central PMC7668371.
  8. Patrick, K, Stanbrook, MB, Laupacis, A. CMAJ. 2020;192 (42):E1294-E1295. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.200606-f. PubMed PMID:33077530 PubMed Central PMC7588207.
  9. Matukas, LM, Dhalla, IA, Laupacis, A. Aggressively find, test, trace and isolate to beat COVID-19. CMAJ. 2020;192 (40):E1164-E1165. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.202120. PubMed PMID:32907821 PubMed Central PMC7546740.
  10. Murthy, S, Fowler, RA, Laupacis, A. How Canada can better embed randomized trials into clinical care. CMAJ. 2020;192 (32):E928-E929. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.201764. PubMed PMID:32732228 PubMed Central PMC7829025.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Editor in Chief, Canadian Medical Association Journal
  • Senior Fellow, Massey College in the University of Toronto
  • Clinical Specialty: general internal medicine, with a special interest in palliative care (retired)