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Dr. Anneke Rummens

Health Systems Research Scientist, Psychiatry, and Project Investigator in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute

Dr. Joanna Anneke Rummens is a Health Systems Research Scientist, Psychiatry, and Project Investigator in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, at The Hospital for Sick Children. She is an Associate Professor in Equity, Gender and Populations, Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Early Childhood Studies, Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University; Full Member of the Institute of Medical Sciences; and Honorary Fellow of the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University. A Senior Scholar and Former Director of CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre of excellence for research on immigration and settlement, Dr. Rummens is founding project lead of IMPAKT:  The Ontario Institute for Child and Youth Success. 

Dr. Rummens is a multilingual anthropologist/sociologist whose research explores the links between diverse child/youth identities, health/wellbeing, and actual life outcomes. Her programme of integrated research and knowledge transfer focuses on disadvantaged, marginalized, vulnerable or ‘invisible’ child/youth populations, including those from immigrant/refugee/migrant newcomer communities, ethno-racial and mixed heritage backgrounds, and those living in challenging contexts. Her work reflects a strong commitment to policy-and-practice-relevant research, collaborative research partnerships that link academia, communities, service providers, and government, as well as effective knowledge transfer/exchange and uptake/implementation with a broad range of key stakeholders. Dr. Rummens serves in an advisory capacity in the areas of identity, diversity, citizenship, integration, and health, to various governmental departments and ministries at the provincial, federal and international level.    

Address: 
Community Health Systems Resource Group, Psychiatry; Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto
ON
M5G 1X8
Telephone: 
(416) 813-7654, ext. 201986
Facsimile: 
(416) 813-7258

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