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Associate Scientist, Institute for Work & Health. Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Dr. Aviroop Biswas is an associate scientist at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto. He is also an assistant professor in social and behavioural health sciences at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

Biswas’s research aims to understand how our working lives shape lifestyle behaviours (e.g., physical activity) and their associated health outcomes. He also has an interest in understanding how employers can support workers' healthy behaviours through policies and practices.

Biswas obtained his PhD in health services research at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. During his PhD studies, he received a doctoral research fellowship from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and was a past recipient of the University of Toronto’s Ted Goldberg award for academic excellence and promise in health services research. Biswas was previously a Mustard post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Work & Health (2017-2019).

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Assistant scientist, Institute for Work & Health
  • –present
    Assistant Professor in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, University of Toronto

Education

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    University of Toronto, PhD in Health Services Research