Sara Guilcher


Sara Guilcher, PT PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto and Affiliate Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital.  As a health services researcher and physical therapist, Dr. Guilcher's research interests relate to social epidemiology, health equity, disability and complex chronic conditions.  Her research vision is to improve health service delivery across the continuum of care, specifically for marginalized populations with complex health and social needs.

Dr. Guilcher has a MSc in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto, MSc in Psychology (Clinical) from Western University and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology-  Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation from the University of Toronto.  During her doctoral training, Dr. Guilcher also completed two collaborative programs:  (1) Ontario Training Collaborative Program in Health Services and Policy Research and (2) Collaborative Program in Women’s Health.