Dr. Lauren Griffith, BSc, MSc, PhD

Dr. Lauren Griffith, BSc, MSc, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • New Investigator (2013-2018), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Associate Scientific Director, Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

Email: griffith@mcmaster.ca

Dr. Griffith’s primary research interest is to provide high quality evidence in the areas of multimorbidity, physical functioning and mobility, and to facilitate the integration of new and existing research to support evidence-informed decision making by policymakers and healthcare providers.

Her program of research that has three inter-related themes in aging research, including both substantive and methodologic components with the following goals:

1) To understand the role of multimorbidity on injury, mobility and physical functioning trajectories in community dwelling adults (45-64 years) and seniors (65 years and older)

2) To understand the epidemiology and progression of multimorbidity, including cognitive decline, among adults and seniors as it relates to mobility and physical functioning trajectories

3) To explore similarities and differences in multimorbidity, mobility and physical functioning and aging across populations using data from international cohort studies.​