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Tahany M. Gadalla
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Gadalla, Tahany M.
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University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work


  • Public health
  • Community health
  • Health care access (primary, hospital, other)
  • Immigrants/newcomers/migrants
  • Women
  • Combined forms of socially determined risk (i.e. intersectionality)
  • Social inclusion/exclusion
  • Gender
  • Access to services (e.g., health, education, other)
  • Group
  • Province
  • Multiple levels

Areas/Types of Research

  • Studies of interventions on key social determinants of health such as income, housing, economic participation, racism
  • Studies that document existence of differential access/uptake by population subgroups to health care treatments and interventions
  • Social or group interventions that are directed at changing individual behaviours (e.g. mass media campaigns to induce individuals to reduce use of salt in food )
  • Prevalence of specific health outcomes in population groups and/or across population groups
  • Etiological studies about the relationship between particular exposures, conditions, behaviours and specific health outcomes for different populations
  • Studies that examine differential impact of key social determinants on health outcomes
  • Connections between proximal and distal determinants of health
  • Regional, provincial, national comparisons
  • Studies that document inequality in areas other than traditional ‘health’ sector
  • Studies on social, political, systems change
  • Impact of health inequity/equity on other outcomes (e.g. social services utilization)
  • Intersectionality
  • Meta analyses
  • Administrative data base analysis