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Dr. Andrea Gershon
Andrea Gershon, MD, M.Sc.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room V1 06
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6747
Fax: 416-480-6048

Research Administrative Assistant: Yvonne Anguelov
Phone: 416-480-6747


  • MD, 1996, University of Toronto, Canada
  • M.Sc., 2003, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Scientist, Evaluative Clinical SciencesIntegrated Community Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Lung Health Lead and Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Research Director and Staff Respirologist, Division of Respirology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Professor, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
  • Adjunct Scientist, Toronto East General Hospital


  • Best Paper Award, First International Workshop on Negative Results in Pervasive Computing, PerFail 2022
  • Medscape Family Medicine Distinction, Family Medicine’s Top 10 popular continuing medical education articles for 2018
  • Emerging Research Leaders Initiative Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canadian Respiratory Research Network, 2016-2019
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Award, 2015-2020
  • Early Researcher Award, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, and Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, 2015-2020
  • Emerging Research Leaders Initiative Award, Canadian Respiratory Research Network, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 2016
  • Assembly on Behavioral Science and Health Services Research Early Career Achievement Award, American Thoracic Society, 2015
  • Early Researcher Award, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation and Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, 2015
  • Achievement, Commitment and Excellence Award, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 2013
  • Graham Farquharson Fellowship for Translational Health Research, Physicians’ Services Incorporated Foundation, 2013

Research Foci:

  • Long-COVID-19
  • Respiratory disease
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Health services research
  • Population-based studies
  • Drug safety and effectiveness
  • Quality of care
  • Knowledge transfer

Research Summary:

Dr. Gershon is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded investigator. The focus of her research is respiratory disease health outcomes, health services, quality of care, drug safety and effectiveness, and knowledge translation. Her work aims to optimize care and health outcomes for people living with respiratory disease.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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