Raza Mirza


Raza M. Mirza, PhD, is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Toronto's Institute for Life Course & Aging and is also the Network Manager for the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE;, a knowledge transfer network in the field of aging. 



Dr. Mirza received his MSc and PhD degrees from the Graduate department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto's Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. His areas of research and teaching interest include the socio-behavioral determinants of health in persons aging with a chronic illness, and factors influencing late-life social, mental and physical well-being. Dr. Mirza is also developing a program of research that focuses on age-friendly communities, and also how to better use technology and telehealth to engage older patients and their caregivers with clinicians and the healthcare system.