Andrew Pinto




Dr. Andrew Pinto is a Public Health and Preventive Medicine specialist and family physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Pinto completed his residency at the University of Toronto and his Masterā€™s in Health Policy, Planning and Financing at the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Currently, he is a ScientistĀ in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge InstituteĀ of St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. His research is focused on health economics, equity and the evaluation of complex population health interventions.

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Recent Publications

  1. Davis, VH, Rodger, L, Pinto, AD. Collection and Use of Social Determinants of Health Data in Inpatient General Internal Medicine Wards: A Scoping Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-07937-z. PubMed PMID:36471193 .
  2. Smith, RW, Jarvis, T, Sandhu, HS, Pinto, AD, O'Neill, M, Di Ruggiero, E et al.. Centralization and integration of public health systems: Perspectives of public health leaders on factors facilitating and impeding COVID-19 responses in three Canadian provinces. Health Policy. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2022.11.011. PubMed PMID:36456399 PubMed Central PMC9681988.
  3. Webster, F, Connoy, L, Sud, A, Rice, K, Katz, J, Pinto, AD et al.. Chronic Struggle: An Institutional Ethnography of Chronic Pain and Marginalization. J Pain. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2022.10.004. PubMed PMID:36252618 .
  4. Pinto, AD, Gandhi, KM, Hapsari, A, Sunderji, A, Cohen-Silver, J. [Not Available]. Can Fam Physician. 2022;68 (10):e279-e282. doi: 10.46747/cfp.6810e279. PubMed PMID:36241405 PubMed Central PMC9833146.
  5. Pinto, AD, Gandhi, KM, Hapsari, A, Sunderji, A, Cohen-Silver, J. Integrating health and social care for children in Canada. Can Fam Physician. 2022;68 (10):726-728. doi: 10.46747/cfp.6810726. PubMed PMID:36241404 PubMed Central PMC9833149.
  6. Terry, AL, Kueper, JK, Beleno, R, Brown, JB, Cejic, S, Dang, J et al.. Is primary health care ready for artificial intelligence? What do primary health care stakeholders say?. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2022;22 (1):237. doi: 10.1186/s12911-022-01984-6. PubMed PMID:36085203 PubMed Central PMC9461192.
  7. Sandhu, HS, Smith, RW, Jarvis, T, O'Neill, M, Di Ruggiero, E, Schwartz, R et al.. Early Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Public Health Systems and Practice in 3 Canadian Provinces From the Perspective of Public Health Leaders: A Qualitative Study. J Public Health Manag Pract. ;28 (6):702-711. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001596. PubMed PMID:36027605 PubMed Central PMC9528938.
  8. Ruco, A, Pinto, AD, Nisenbaum, R, Ho, JW, Bellicoso, E, Hassen, N et al.. Collecting occupation and hazards information in primary care using O*NET. Am J Ind Med. 2022;65 (10):783-789. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23420. PubMed PMID:35932171 .
  9. O'Neill, M, De Prophetis, E, Allin, S, Pinto, AD, Smith, RW, Di Ruggiero, E et al.. "We cobble together a storyline of system performance using a diversity of things": a qualitative study of perspectives on public health performance measurement in Canada. Arch Public Health. 2022;80 (1):177. doi: 10.1186/s13690-022-00931-1. PubMed PMID:35906667 PubMed Central PMC9335461.
  10. Salvalaggio, G, Hyshka, E, Brown, C, Pinto, AD, Halas, G, Green, L et al.. A comparison of the COVID-19 response for urban underserved patients experiencing healthcare transitions in three Canadian cities. Can J Public Health. 2022;113 (6):846-866. doi: 10.17269/s41997-022-00651-7. PubMed PMID:35771364 PubMed Central PMC9245871.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Physician, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto