Lauren Griffith


Associate Professor, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University

Lauren Griffith, PhD

Lauren Griffith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) at McMaster University where she holds the R McLaughlin Foundation Professorship in Population and Public Health. She completed her PhD in epidemiology at the University of Toronto and master’s degree in biostatistics from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include physical functioning, disability, and aging, and has worked extensively in the areas of multimorbidity and frailty. She has published multiple papers using population-based data from cohort studies, such as the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), as well as administrative data. Dr. Griffith is currently the Associate Scientific Director of the CLSA and the lead of the McMaster CLSA Data Collection Site.