Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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Dr. Svetlana (Lana) Popova, MD, MPH, Ph.Ds is an Independent Scientist of the Social and Epidemiological Research (SER) Department at CAMH. She is also Assistant Professor of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Epidemiology Division and Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.
Areas of Research
Dr. Popova has a particular interest in the epidemiology, economic cost, prevention and intervention strategies related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Currently, Dr. Popova is a Principal Investigator of the study on estimation of burden and economic cost of FASD in Canada, supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is also a co-principal investigator of a twelve-country international study on estimating prevalence and incidence of FASD supported by the WHO and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Dr. Popova collaborated on the WHO Global Burden of Disease studies on alcohol consumption as a risk factor for burden of disease. She was also one of the conductors of the second Canadian Cost Study on Substance Abuse and Avoidable Cost of Alcohol Abuse in Canada.
View Dr. Popova's publications on PubMed.