Paula Rochon

Dr. Paula Rochon is a Canadian geriatrician. She is notable in the COVID-19 pandemic due to her role on the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table.

Education

In 1983, Rochon completed her MD at McMaster University. She received her Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1990.1)

Affiliations

American Geriatrics Society

Rochon sits on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.2)

Baycrest Health Sciences

Rochon is an Adjunct Scientist at the Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation in Baycrest Health Sciences.3) 4)

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Rochon was elected as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2013.5)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Rochon is the Vice-Chair of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aging Advisory Board.6)

Government of Canada

Rochon is a member of the Long-Term Care and COVID-19 Expert Advisory Panel for the Government of Canada.7)

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Rochon is a Senior Core Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).8) 9)

Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table

Rochon is a member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table and Chair of the Congregate Care Setting Working Group.10)

Springer

Rochon sits on the Editorial Board for the Drugs & Aging Journal published by Springer.11)

University Health Network

Rochon received an Innovation Grant from the Peter Munk Cardiac Center at the University Health Network, for a research project called “Analytic approaches to understanding Covid-19 infections and outcomes in the population”.12)

University of Toronto

Rochon is a professor in the Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and is the inaugural Retired Teachers of Ontario Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto.13) 14)

Women’s College Hospital

Research

Dr. Rochon has a strong record of federal funding and has published more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Rochon is part of a research group that received $409,179.00 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for a wide-ranging study labelled “Improving Canadian Outcomes Research On the Novel SARS-CoV-2 using Analytics: the CORONA Consortium”.19)

She is also participating in a study called “Finding the Right Balance? Implementing family presence policies in Ontario long-term care homes” funded by the CIHR and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.20) 21)

Awards

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Paula Rochon, MD, MPH, FRCPC. Women’s College Research Institute. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/kM2Hx
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Editorial Board - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Wiley Online Library. American Geriatrics Society. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://archive.ph/BKFHm
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Paula Rochon. ICES. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/PtqTD
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Achievements & Accolades. Baycrest Health Sciences Centre. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/tOJNe
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CAHS Fellows Director. Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://archive.ph/Goh5d
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About Us. Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://covid19-sciencetable.ca/about/#rochon-paula-2
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Long-Term Care and COVID-19. (2020, October 30). Government of Canada. https://archive.ph/HR9XT
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Drugs & Aging. Springer. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://www.springer.com/journal/40266/editors
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Paula Rochon | Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. University of Toronto. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/Sv7wq
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Donor Listings. Women’s College Hospital Foundation. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/U1euy
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Improving Canadian Outcomes Research On the Novel SARS-CoV-2 using Analytics: the CORONA Consortium. Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Government of Canada. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/b8FZM
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Finding the Right Balance: Implementing Family Presence Policies in Ontario LTC Homes. (2021, March 4). Resources to Support Community and Institutional Long-Term Care Responses to COVID-19. https://archive.ph/BMras
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