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Ayden Scheim

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Social Epidemiology
University of California, San Diego

    Ayden Scheim is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia) and an Affiliate Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto). He completed his Ph.D. (2017) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University and his postdoctoral training (2017-2019) in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health at the University of California, San Diego, supported by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship. Dr. Scheim investigates the impacts of social, policy, and healthcare environments on the health of stigmatized populations. In particular, his research program involves community-engaged research with transgender populations and people who use drugs, both domestically and globally.