O'Brien Institute for Public Health
Better health and health care
Better health and health care.
To produce evidence that informs health policy and practice.
The Institute's mission will be achieved by:
Development of the strategic and financial partnerships and relationships necessary to advance the Institute's mission and realize its vision.
Integration of the skills, resources and incentives of individuals and teams, to support timely, relevant and crosscutting research.
Evaluation, contextualization and communication of knowledge to accelerate the capture of benefits and inform subsequent rounds of research and knowledge translation.
About the O'Brien Institute
Collaboration in research
O’Brien Institute researchers have a critically important role in Canada’s public health, through our efforts to describe, design, and suggest improvements. We are truly interdisciplinary, encompassing more than 500 members with a range of academic and professional backgrounds, from research scientists and clinicians, to health system decision-makers and other health professionals.
“I can’t say enough about how proud we are of the outstanding work and impact that the institute has had… we truly believe in, and are inspired by, the work that has been achieved.”
- Naming donor David O’Brien, pictured here with Gail O'Brien