Dr. Ann Burchell

A national leader in HIV/STI research and Canada Research Chair in Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention, Dr. Ann Burchell generates evidence for effective and practical strategies to prevent STIs and related cancers in high-risk populations, including people living with or at risk for HIV.

Dr. Burchell 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 Faculty of Medicine (Department of Family and Community Medicine) and Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Division of Epidemiology). Dr. Burchell is co-lead of the Co-infection and Related Conditions Core of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network, and holds a University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine Non-Clinician Scientist Award.