Samantha J. Anthony

Ph.D., M.S.W.

Dr. Samantha J. Anthony is a Social Worker at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, with 15 years of clinical experience in the Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Centre.

Samantha holds a Master’s of Social Work from McGill University and a Doctorate degree from the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical Science.  Her program of research centers on establishing an evidence-based foundation for successful psychosocial adaptation and enhanced quality of life for individuals with chronic disease.

As the recipient of awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program, as well as a Postdoctoral Fellowship within the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University, Samantha has been recognized for her dedication to clinical practice and the application of research for improved patient outcomes.  Samantha recently completed training in health system innovation and adoption at the Richard Ivey School of Business, International Centre for Health Innovation at the University of Western Ontario and commenced a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Canadian National Transplant Research Program, with a focus on legal and ethical issues in solid organ donation.