Research Chairs

Our Research Chairs are leaders within their respective fields and help to establish three core research programs and inform the strategic priorities at the Centre.


Catherine Birken

The Edwin S.H. Leong Chair in Child Health Intervention​

Catherine Birken MD, MSc

PubMed Publications 

In Profile: Catherine Birken

SickKids Profile

In Conversation with Dr. Catherine Birken
October 26, 2021 - Leong Centre Interview with Dr. Catherine Birken (9:04)


Arjumand S

The Edwin S.H. Leong Chair in Child Policy Research

Arjumand Siddiqi MPH, ScD

PubMed Publications

Dalla Lana School of Public Health, U of T


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The Edwin S.H. Leong Chair in Data Science for Child Health Equity

To be recruited.