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. 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.
  2. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001596. PubMed PMID:36027605 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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; :. doi: 10.17269/s41997-022-00651-7. PubMed PMID:35771364 PubMed Central PMC9245871.
  6. Pinto, AD. Can a Focus on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Transform Health Services Research?. Healthc Pap. 2022;20 (3):53-60. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2022.26843. PubMed PMID:35759485 .
  7. Pinto, AD, Hapsari, AP, Ho, J, Meaney, C, Avery, L, Hassen, N et al.. Precarious work among personal support workers in the Greater Toronto Area: a respondent-driven sampling study. CMAJ Open. ;10 (2):E527-E538. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210338. PubMed PMID:35700996 PubMed Central PMC9343122.
  8. Allana, A, Tavares, W, Pinto, AD, Kuluski, K. Designing and Governing Responsive Local Care Systems - Insights from a Scoping Review of Paramedics in Integrated Models of Care. Int J Integr Care. ;22 (2):5. doi: 10.5334/ijic.6418. PubMed PMID:35509960 PubMed Central PMC9009364.
  9. Allana, A, Kuluski, K, Tavares, W, Pinto, AD. Building integrated, adaptive and responsive healthcare systems - lessons from paramedicine in Ontario, Canada. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022;22 (1):595. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07856-z. PubMed PMID:35505321 PubMed Central PMC9063622.
  10. Shakory, S, Eissa, A, Kiran, T, Pinto, AD. Best Practices for COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinics. Ann Fam Med. ;20 (2):149-156. doi: 10.1370/afm.2773. PubMed PMID:35346931 PubMed Central PMC8959732.
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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