Roisin McElroy


Investigator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. McElroy is an emergency medicine physician and researcher at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. She completed an MPH in Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University. Her research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and social determinants of health. Dr. McElroy is an Investigator within the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of Unity Health Toronto and a lecturer at the University of Toronto in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She was previously a member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. Dr. McElroy was the recipient of a FAFM COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Impact Grant (Co-RIG) for her work investigating therapeutics for COVID-19 outpatients at risk of complicated illness.

Recent Publications

  1. Singer, E, McElroy, R, Muennig, P. Social Capital and the Paradox of Poor but Healthy Groups in the United States. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017;19 (3):716-722. doi: 10.1007/s10903-016-0396-0. PubMed PMID:27007124 .
  2. McElroy, R, Laskin, M, Jiang, D, Shah, R, Ray, JG. Rates of rubella immunity among immigrant and non-immigrant pregnant women. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2009;31 (5):409-13. doi: 10.1016/s1701-2163(16)34171-8. PubMed PMID:19604421 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Lecturer, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto