Arjumand Siddiqi, ScD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Behavior

Assistant Professor
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, U of Toronto

Curriculum Vitae

Division of Social & Behavioural Health Sciences
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
155 College Street, Room 566
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 3M7 Canada

asiddiqi@email.unc.edu
aa.siddiqi@utoronto.ca

Education
2005 Harvard University, School of Public Health ScD, Social Epidemiology
 
Research interests

  • Child development
  • Global health
  • Health policy
  • Minority health
 
Research activities

Experience

  • Faculty member in the Division of Social and Behavioural Health Sciences of the Dall Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Research focuses on the role that societal conditions play in shaping inequities in population health and human development
  • In particular, her research utilizes a cross-national comparative perspective to understand the consequences of social welfare policies for inequalities in health and developmental outcomes
  • Areas of research include
    • the influence of income inequality and social policies on inequities in schooling outcomes amongst the advanced market economies, and
    • an emerging body of work to understand health inequities in Canada versus the United States
 

Primary teaching areas

  • Social determinants of health/health disparities
  • Societal conditions, particularly policy
  • Global health
 

Primary Research areas

  • Social determinants of health/health disparities
  • Societal conditions, particularly policy
  • Conceptual/methodological issues in social research
 
Staff/administrative responsibilities

As HB adjunct:

  • Advisor on a special project
  • Classroom or continuing education lecture
  • Faculty research collaboration
  • Student research supervision
  • Dissertation committee member
  • Informal research advice or technical assistance