Dr. Ann Burchell

Dr. Ann Burchell's research program aims to generate evidence for effective and practical strategies to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and related cancers in high-risk populations, including people living with or at risk for HIV.

A national leader in HIV/STI research, she uses epidemiological data to improve prevention and health care services for STIs and minimize the complications of STI-associated diseases, including HIV, human papillomavirus (HPV), syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia.

Dr. Burchell is a scientist with MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, and Research Director of St. Michael’s Department of Family and Community Medicine. She is also a scientist with ICES, an associate professor in the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and the Division of Epidemiology) and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and an adjunct professor in McGill University’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology.

Dr. Burchell is co-lead of the Co-infection and Related Conditions Core of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network. She holds an Ontario HIV Treatment Network Endgame Leader Award and a University of Toronto DFCM Non-Clinician Scientist Award.