Assistant Professor

Braden O'Neill


MD, DPhil

North York General Hospital
Family Medicine Teaching Unit, 4 South, North York General Hospital, 4001 Leslie Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada M2K 1E1
Research Interests
Disadvantaged Populations, Cancer Care, Chronic Diseases, Education Research, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Health Service Delivery, Knowledge Translation, Medications, Mental Health, Multimorbidity, Screening, Electronic Medical Records, Administrative Databases, Grounded Theory, Generic Qualitative, Mixed Methods
Graduate Students, Volunteers

   Current appointments:
   Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
   Family Physician, Family Medicine Teaching Unit, North York General Hospital
   MD, University of Calgary, Canada (2015)
   DPhil in Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (2014)
   BSc in Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada (2009)

Research Synopsis

My primary research interests are around the physical health of people with serious mental illness and the use of health information technology for patient engagement and research conduct.

Honours and Awards



New Investigator Award, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (2017)

Rhodes Scholarship (2010)




Principal investigator: Cardiovascular disease risk assessment among people with schizophrenia (College of Family Physicians of Canada, 2018-2019; $5000)

Co-investigator: SPIDER-NET, A Structured Process Informed by Data, Evidence and Research-Network: An approach to support primary care practices in optimizing the management of patients with complex needs (Canadian Institute of Health Research, 2018-2022; $1 000 000)

Principal investigator: International Primary Care Research Priority Setting (North York General Hospital Foundation, 2016-2018; $7500)