Journal Articles



  1. Duchen R, Iskander C, Chung H, Paterson JM, Kwong JC, Bronskill SE, Rosella L, Guttmann A. The Role of a Resilient Information Infrastructure in COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Ontario. Healthcare Quarterly 24(2) July 2021 : 7-11.doi:10.12927/hcq.2021.26553. Availbel online from:

  2. Li X, Vanderloo LM, Maguire JL, Keown-Stoneman CDG, Aglipay M, Anderson LN, Cost KT, Charach A, Vanderhout SM, Birken CS, TARGet Kids! Collaboration. Public health preventive measures and child health behaviours during COVID-19: a cohort study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2021 May.

  3. Brogly SB, Velez MP, Werler MM, Li W, Camden A, Guttmann A. Prenatal Opioid Analgesics and the Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes. Epidemiology. 2021 May 1;32(3):448-456. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001328. PMID: 33625160; PMCID: PMC8011506. Available online from:

  4. Fitzpatrick T, McNally JD, Stukel TA, Lu H, Fisman D, Kwong JC, Guttmann A. Family and Child Risk Factors for Early-Life RSV Illness. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar 18:e2020029090. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-029090. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33737374. Available online from:

  5. Cost KT, Crosbie J, Anagnostou E, et al. Mostly worse, occasionally better: impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Canadian children and adolescents. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry (2021). Available online from:

  6. Saunders NR, Janus M, Porter J, Lu H, Gaskin A, Kalappa G, Guttmann A. Use of administrative record linkage to measure medical and social risk factorsfor early developmental vulnerability in Ontario, Canada. International Journal of Population Data Science. 2021 Feb; 6:1:03. Available online from:

  7. Fitzpatrick T, McNally JD, Stukel TA, Kwong JC, Wilton AS, Fisman D, Guttmann A. Palivizumab's real-world effectiveness: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada, 1993-2017. Arch Dis Child. 2021 Feb;106(2):173-179. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319472. Epub 2020 Aug 28. PMID: 32859612; PMCID: PMC7841493.

  8. Camden A, Ray JG, To T, Gomes T, Bai L, Guttmann A. Identification of Prenatal Opioid Exposure Within Health Administrative Databases. Pediatrics. 2021 Jan;147(1):e2020018507. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-018507. Epub 2020 Dec 29. PMID: 33376211.

  9. Widjaja E, Guttmann A, Tomlinson G, Snead OC 3rd, Sander B. Economic burden of epilepsy in children: A population-based matched cohort study in Canada. Epilepsia. 2021 Jan;62(1):152-162. doi: 10.1111/epi.16775. Epub 2020 Nov 30. PMID: 33258123.


  1. Groff ML, Offringa M, Emdin A, Mahood Q, Parkin PC, Cohen E. Publication Trends of Pediatric and Adult Randomized Controlled Trials in General Medical Journals, 2005-2018: A Citation Analysis. Children (Basel). 2020 Dec 15;7(12):E293. doi: 10.3390/children7120293. PMID: 33333770
  2. Chiu M, Guttmann A, Kurdyak P. Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: An Updated Scorecard, 2009-2017. Healthc Q. 2020 Oct;23(3):7-11. doi: 10.12927/hcq.2020.26340. PMID: 33243359.
  3. Pentland M, Cohen E, Guttmann A, de Oliveira C.  Maximizing the Impact of the Canada Child Benefit: Implications for Clinicians and Researchers. Paediatrics and Child Health. 2020 Sept 24
  4. Fitzpatrick T, McNally JD, Stukel TA, Kwong JC, Wilton AS, Fisman D, Guttmann A. Palivizumab’s real-world effectiveness: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada, 1993–2017. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Published Online First: 28 August 2020. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319472.
  5. Guttmann A, Saunders NR, Kumar M, Gandhi S, Diong C, MacCon K, Cairney J. Implementation of a Physician Incentive Program for 18-Month Developmental Screening in Ontario, Canada. J Pediatr. 2020 May 20:S0022-3476(20)30339-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.03.016. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32451126.

  6. Guttmann A, Saunders NR, Kumar M, Gandhi S, Diong C, MacCon K, Cairney J. Implementation of a Physician Incentive Program for 18-Month Developmental Screening in Ontario, Canada. J Pediatr. 2020 May 20;S0022-3476(20)30339-5. 

  7. Rotberg B, Wittenberg J, Orkin J, et al. Caring about caregivers: the role of paediatricians in supporting the mental health of parents of children with high caregiving needs. Archives of Disease in Childhood Published Online First: 6 May 2020. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-318729. Available online:


Reports & Other Publications



  1. Schiffer J, Birken C. Let the Children Play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery. May 2021. Availble online from:
  2. Sajedinejad S, Sansone G, Fallon B, Miller SP, Gitterman, A., Cohen, E., & Sokolowski, M.B. From Research to Impact: A Toolkit for Developing Effective Policy Briefs. April 2021. Toronto, Ontario: Policy Bench, Fraser Mustard Institute of Human Development, University of Toronto. Availble onlien from:
  3. Science M, Bitnun S. COVID-19: Guidance for School Reopening (Updated). January 21, 2021. Available online from:


  1. ​​Chung H, Fung K, Ferreira-Legere LE, Chen B, Ishiguro L, Kalappa G, Gozdyra P, Campbell T, Paterson JM, Bronskill SE, Kwong JC, Guttmann A, Azimaee M, Vermeulen MJ, Schull MJ. COVID19 Laboratory Testing in Ontario: Patterns of Testing and Characteristics of Individuals Tested, as of April 30, 2020. Toronto, ON: ICES; 2020. Available online:
  2. Science M, Bitnun S. COVID-19: Guidance for School Reopening. July 29, 2020. Available online:
  3. Guttmann A, Gandhi S, Wanigaratne S, Lu H, Ferreira-Legere LE, Paul J, Gozdyra P, Campbell T, Chung H, Fung K, Chen B, Kwong JC, Rosella L, Shah BR, Saunders N, Paterson JM, Bronskill SE, Azimaee M, Vermeulen MJ, Schull MJ. COVID-19 in Immigrants, Refugees and Other Newcomers in Ontario: Characteristics of Those Tested and Those Confirmed Positive, as of June 13, 2020. Toronto, ON: ICES; 2020. ISBN 978-1-926850-91-7 (Online).
  4. Guttmann A, Gandhi S, Wanigaratne S, Lu H, Ferreira-Legere LE. COVID-19 in Immigrants and Refugees in Ontario as of November 1, 2020. Toronto Results for Priority Group 1 and 2 Exhibits. Toronto, ON: ICES; 2020. Available online: