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Daniel Myran, MD, MPH, CCFP, FRCPC


Daniel Myran

Associate Scientist, Inflammation & Chronic Disease
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Ottawa
Bruyere Research Institute
Adjunct Scientist

Research Interests

  • Addiction
  • Big data
  • Cannabis
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Mental Health
  • Population Health
  • Public Health

Brief Biography

Dr. Daniel Myran is a Public Health and Preventative Medicine physician, a Family Physician, and health services researcher. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa and holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Social Accountability. In the community, he practices family medicine with an interest in addiction medicine.

His research focuses on using natural experiments combined with linked health administrative data held at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) to better understand the impacts of public policy on healthcare visits and outcomes. Additionally, he generates evidence to improve mental health and burnout in the physician workforce and access to comprehensive care.

Selected Publications

  • Myran DT, Harrison LD, Pugliese M, Solmi M, Anderson KK, Fiedorowicz JG, Perlman CM, Webber C, Finkelstein Y, Tanuseputro P. (2023). Transition to Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder Following Emergency Department Visits Due to Substance Use With and Without Psychosis. JAMA psychiatry.
  • Myran DT, Roberts R, McArthur E, Jeyakumar N., Hensel JM, Kendall C, Gerin-Lajoie C, McFadden T, Simon C, Garg AX, Sood M & Tanuseputro P. (2023). Mental health and addiction health service use by physicians compared to non-physicians before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada. PLOS Medicine.
  • Myran DT, Tanuseputro P, Cantor N, Pugliese M, Rhodes E, and Taljaard M. (2022). The association between recreational cannabis legalization, commercialization and cannabis attributable emergency department visits in Ontario, Canada. Addiction.
  • Myran DT, Tanuseputro P, Auger N, Konikoff L, Talarico R, Finkelstein Y. (2022). Edible Cannabis legalization and Unintentional Pediatric Poisoning. New England Journal of Medicine.
  • Myran DT, Hsu AT, Smith G, Tanuseputro P. (2019). Rates of emergency department visits attributable to alcohol use in Ontario from 2003 to 2016: a retrospective population-level study. CMAJ.

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches