Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Dr. Hayeems is a Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences (CHES) Program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and an Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She is trained in genetic counselling, public health, bioethics, and health services and policy research. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Genome Canada, her research focuses on the delivery, evaluation, and governance of genomic screening and diagnostic tools for the maternal-child health context. Most recently, Dr. Hayeems received an Early Researcher Award (Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade) and a PhRMA Foundation Value Assessment Challenge Award. As a Chair or Member of policy advisory committees in the areas of prenatal, newborn, and pediatric genomics, her work informs and is informed by policy development in this area.