Lianne Singer

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Lianne Singer, MD, FRCPC

University Health Network

Principal Investigator:

2015 Implementation Grant — New Approaches to Evaluating Frailty in Solid Organ Transplantation (FRA 2015-B-13)

Dr. Singer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, with cross-appointments to the Institutes of Medical Science, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Additionally, Dr. Singer is both Medical Director for the Toronto Lung Transplant Program, and staff physician at the University Health Network. She obtained her M.D. from the University of Toronto with residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine and Respirology, respectively. Following that, she completed a Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Fellowship at Stanford University and advanced training in clinical research at University of California, San Francisco. . Dr. Singer’s research interests include health-related quality of life assessment in advanced lung disease and lung transplantation, frailty and sarcopenia in organ transplantation, and assessment of innovative clinical practices in lung transplantation.