Dr. Cameron Mustard

President & Senior Scientist
Doctor of Science, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University
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Dr. Cameron Mustard is the president and a senior scientist at the Institute for Work & Health. He is also a professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Mustard completed his doctoral training in epidemiology, health policy and behavioural sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1990. Prior to joining the Institute in 1999, he was a member of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation at the University of Manitoba.

Mustard's current research interests include work environments, labour market experiences and health, the distributional equity of publicly funded health and health care programs in Canada, and the epidemiology of socioeconomic health inequalities across the human life course.

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"The Institute for Work & Health is dedicated to conducting research that can be applied in workplaces to improve the health and safety of working people." – Dr. Cameron Mustard


Gignac MA, Ibrahim S, Smith PM, Kristman V, Beaton DE, Mustard C. The role of sex, gender, health factors, and job context in workplace accommodation use among men and women with arthritis. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxx115 .
Smith PM, Huiting M, Glazier R, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C. The relationship between occupational standing and sitting and incident heart disease over a 12-year period in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2018;187(1):27–33. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx298.
Mustard C. Work disability prevention: should we focus on high body weights or heavy physical workload?. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2017 [epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2017-104394.
Mustard C, Lay M, Landsman V. Auditing the internal responsibility system in Ontario's mining industry. Institute for Work & Health; 2017.