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Jill Tinmouth, MD, PhD


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room HG 40
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 65910
Fax: 416-480-4845

Administrative Assistant: Alisa Gayle
Phone: 416-480-5910
Fax: 416-480-4845


  • BA, 1988, Yale University, U.S.
  • MD, 1995, New York University, U.S.
  • Fellowship, 1999, internal medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Fellowship, 2000, gastroenterology, U of T, Canada
  • PhD, 2004, clinical epidemiology, U of T, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Scientist, Evaluative Clinical SciencesOdette Cancer Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Physician, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Adjunct scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • Associate professor, department of medicine, U of T
  • Associate director, clinical epidemiology and health care research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, U of T
  • Lead scientist, ColonCancerCheck program, Cancer Care Ontario

Research Foci:

  • Health services
  • Digestive diseases
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Indigenous health
  • Screening for gastrointestinal cancers

Research Summary:

Dr. Tinmouth conducts “policy-actionable” research in colorectal cancer screening and colonoscopy quality improvement, relevant to health policy-makers and program planners in Ontario, other Canadian provinces and beyond. Her work has had a demonstrable impact on the design and policies of the ColonCancerCheck and Colonoscopy Quality Management Partnership programs in Ontario.

Dr. Tinmouth holds a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Embedded Clinician Researcher Salary Award and has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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