Alex Abramovich

PhD | MA, PhD

Experience in LGBT2SQ research

Dr. Alex Abramovich has been addressing the issue of LGBT2SQ youth homelessness for close to 15 years. He is an award winning, internationally recognized leader in the area and one of only a few Canadian researchers studying this issue. His program of research focuses on preventing, reducing, and ending LGBT2SQ youth homelessness in Canada, and addresses issues regarding transgender health, including health service use, health outcomes, and transgender inclusive health care. His research has led to groundbreaking practice and policy reform. Dr. Abramovich has worked closely with all levels of government to develop policies and strategies that address the needs of LGBT2SQ youth and young adults experiencing homelessness and is committed to research that successfully and ethically engages marginalized populations. This video provides more information about his program of research.

Interest in LGBT2SQ research

Dr. Abramovich is an Independent Scientist at the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and an Assistant Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. He is currently working on numerous projects focused on LGBT2SQ youth and young adult homelessness, with the ultimate goal of providing evidence-based recommendations to prevent, reduce and end LGBT2SQ youth homelessness across Canada. He is also leading a large study focused on health service utilization and health outcomes among trans people in Ontario, using administrative health data.

Published Work