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Research Activities

To answer their various research questions, Dr. Tanuseputro's team harness the power of ICES ( The ICES contains health administrative data – linked at the individual level – for all Ontarians across all major health sectors (hospitals, physician services, nursing homes, home care, and drugs).

Research Focus
Dr. Tanuseputro's team primarily researches ageing populations and those at the end of life from a health services perspective. Dr. Tanuseputro's team has developed several commonly used definitions for identifying palliative care across multiple health sectors and macros used at ICES. Dr. Tanuseputro's team also has ongoing partnerships with national organizations such as CIHI and PHAC. For instance, in 2020, CIHI recruited Dr. Tanuseputro's team to write a report to inform the development of a national quality indicator: dying in hospital.

Dr. Tanuseputro's team also develops personalized health tools. The tools provide individuals with information specific to their health situation (personalized) and in a way that is easy to understand (accessible). These tools are at The Center for Individualized Health ( and Project Big Life (

Dr. Tanuseputro's team is always open to supporting students and collaborators with other interests. Specifically, Dr. Tanuseputro's team is happy to support students or collaborators for studies that examine health administrative data housed at ICES.

Current core team members include:
  • RAs and RCs: Christina Milani, Danial Qureshi, Rhiannon Roberts, Lauren Konikoff, Zaina Kahiel, and Patrick Tang.
  • Research Associate: Colleen Webber
  • Students: Bradley Quach (MSc), Deena Freemont (MSc), Sarah Syed (MSc) Wenshan Li (PhD)
  • Fellows: Daniel Myran, Martin Wellman, Luke Turcotte
  • Common Collaborators: Amy Hsu, Doug Manuel, Sarina Isenberg, Kwadwo Kyeremanteng, Shannon Fernando, Manish Sood, James Downar, and many more!

Examples of his group's research include:

  • Health services research
  • Development of personalized health tools – used for either individuals or populations in clinical or community settings
  • Epidemiology
  • Ageing and end-of-life populations
  • Physician health and wellness