Dr. Austin Zygmunt

Dr. Austin Zygmunt
Dr. Austin Zygmunt (he/him)
Adjunct Professor
Public Health Ontario
Family Physician, Ottawa




  • Zygmunt A, Tanuseputro P, Brown C, Lima I Rhodes E, Myran D. Changes in rates of hospitalizations due to cannabis harms in Ontario, Canada prior to the legalization of non-medical cannabis: a retrospective population-level study between 2003 and 2017. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 2021. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34387560/  
  • Zygmunt A, Tanuseputro P, James P, Lima I, Tuna M, Kendall C. Neighbourhood-level marginalization and avoidable mortality in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2020 Apr;111(2):169-181. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31828730/ 
  • Zygmunt A, Kendall C, James P, Lima I, Tuna M, Tanuseputro P. Avoidable Mortality Rates Decrease but Inequity Gaps Widen for Marginalized Neighborhoods: A Population-Based Analysis in Ontario, Canada from 1993 to 2014. Journal of Community Health. 2020. 45 (3): 579 – 597. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31722048/ 
  • Zygmunt A, Asada Y, Burge F. 2017. Is team-based primary care associated with less access problems and self-reported unmet need in Canada? International Journal of Health Services 47 (4): 725-751. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0020731415595547 

Research interests

  • Public Health guidance
  • Respiratory viruses (COVID-19; influenza)
  • 2SLGBTQI+ Health
  • Marginalization