About Dr. Tamara Daly, Professor

Dr. Tamara Daly is a political economist and health services researcher, a Professor at York University, the Director of the York University Centre for Aging Research and Education, and the Director of the SSHRC Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities in Communities.  Her scholarship highlights gender and health access and outcomes; advances working, living and visiting conditions in long term residential care; and promotes promising practices, principles and policies to improve access and health equity for older adults and for those who provide their care.  She has authored numerous academic and plain language publications, is the recipient of teaching and research awards, and actively supervises graduate students in research and publication.  As an expert in long-term care, Dr. Daly is frequently invited to speak at research and policy conferences.

Current Roles:

In recent years, Dr. Tamara Daly received the York University Special Recognition for Research Leadership two years in a row (2013, 2014); the Faculty of Health Dean’s Teaching Award – Early Career (2012); and the 19th Annual Labelle Lectureship (2010), for her teaching and research contributions.