MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions is a world-leading research centre dedicated to creating a healthier future for all. Through big-picture research and street-level solutions, MAP scientists tackle complex urban health issues — many at the intersection of health and inequality.
The Scientists Leading the Way
Internationally recognized for groundbreaking science and innovation, MAP scientists are changing the way the world understands the health consequences of inequality in cities.
What We Do
We design and test real-world solutions to redefine health care for those experiencing marginalization. Through scientific excellence, a focus on rapid scale-up, and long-term community partnerships, our research is improving health — and lives — in cities.
Our work covers a broad spectrum of interrelated topics, such as homelessness, addiction, and access to health care. Learn more by exploring some of our past and present work.
- December 5, 2019AI in health care: Improving outcomes or threatening equity?
- November 20, 2019Welcome to MAP’s new website
- October 23, 2019Jonathon Maguire named the new Lawson Chair in Patient Engagement in Child Nutrition at the University of Toronto
- October 22, 2019A cancer-screening approach for patients, designed by patients
- October 7, 2019Study shows Housing First program significantly reduces homelessness over long term
Survey Research Unit
The Survey Research Unit (SRU) was created to consolidate, mobilize, and expand MAP’s considerable survey research capabilities and expertise. The SRU is passionate about data collection and quality. They provide access to hard-to-reach study participants and provide full research management services.
Well Living House
Well Living House is an action research centre for Indigenous infants, children, and their families’ health and well-being. Their focus is on gathering, using, sharing, and protecting Indigenous health and well-being knowledge and practices.