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Peter Tanuseputro


Dr. Peter Tanuseputro is an Assistant Professor at The Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Care, effective May 2017. He completed his MHSc in Community Health and Epidemiology, his MD, his CCFP, and his FRCPC (Public Health and Preventive Medicine) (2012), all at the University of Toronto.


He moved to Ottawa to complete research fellowships at the Bruyère Research Institute (BRI), the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). He received his appointments as an Investigator at BRI and as an Associate Scientist at OHRI in 2016, and as an Adjunct Scientist at ICES in 2017.

Dr. Tanuseputro’s research focuses on using linked big data at ICES to develop population perspectives on aging and end of life. He currently leads grants that aim to improve the use of long-term care facilities, to improve transitional care for people with dementia, and to build risk-prognostication tools for end-of-life and palliative care. He leads the Bruyère Big Data Research Program. Dr. Tanuseputro also practices family medicine and palliative care, and is involved in provincial and national initiatives aimed at improving care for the aging.