Arlene Bierman

Chair, Knowledge Identification Committee

Arlene Bierman is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. A geriatrician and health services researcher, Bierman’s research interests include women’s health, access to care and aging. As chair holder and professor in the Faculty of Nursing with a cross-appointment to the Faculty of Medicine, she teaches and develops new curriculum in interdisciplinary programs at U of T, and conducts research on disadvantaged populations at St. Michael’s Hospital. She currently holds a number of positions - chair in women’s health with the Ontario Women’s Health Council, University of Toronto; senior scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael’s Hospital; associate professor of medicine with nursing and health policy evaluation and management; adjunct scientist at the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences; deputy editor of the Journal of General Internal Medicine; and consultant, Health Sciences Advisory Group. Dr. Bierman sits on a number of committees and boards including: the technical expert panel with the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey, and the Geriatric Measures Advisory Panel.