Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya is a family physician and the Frigon-Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research at Women’s College Hospital. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and an assistant professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. He received his medical degree at McGill University. He has a PhD in health services research from the University of Toronto and was a Takemi Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Bhattacharyya studies innovative health service delivery models in both high and low income settings. He is committed to using health services research to make a more effective, responsive, and integrated health care system.
Dr. Bhattacharyya is co-leading BRIDGES: Building Bridges to Integrate Care, an Ontario Ministry funded initiative to incubate and evaluate new models of care for complex chronic disease. He is co-lead of the Toronto Health Organization Performance Evaluation group (T-HOPE), which brings together medical students and MBAs to study social enterprises in health in low- and middle-income countries. He has attracted funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, CIHR, and other non-profits. Dr. Bhattacharyya has published more 30 peer-reviewed papers and numerous book chapters, and been invited to present two TEDx talks.