Dr. Andrew Pinto

Director, Upstream Lab
St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Andrew Pinto is the founder and director of the Upstream Lab, a non-profit research lab based at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. Upstream Lab focuses on addressing issues related to social determinants of health and using data to enable proactive care. He is also a family physician and a public health and preventive medicine specialist at St. Michael's Hospital.

Pinto is an assistant professor in the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. He is the associate director of clinical research at the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN) and the artificial intelligence lead of Exploring Innovative Technologies in Family Medicine (EXITE), also at U of T.

Pinto holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Applied Public Health Chair in Upstream Prevention in Primary Healthcare. He was a Commonwealth Scholar, and a winner of an Early Research Award from the Ontario Government and a Clinician-Scientist Award from the University of Toronto. In 2019, he was awarded the PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship.

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