Nav Persaud MD, M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Dr. Nav Persaud

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-6060 77578

Appointments

Staff Physician, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Research Interests

Primary care practice, Health inequities, Randomized controlled trials

Professor Persaud’s research focuses on enhancing the ability of primary care to address health inequities through the development and application of high quality evidence. He is currently leading practice-based randomized controlled trials to: (1) explore the impacts of offering primary care patients free and convenient access to essential medications and (2) evaluate the potential of xylitol to prevent ear infections and dental cavities in preschool-aged children. Prof. Persaud’s trials are developed with ongoing input from community members and patients.

See publications on PubMed

In Profile: Nav Persaud

View Prof. Persaud's profile on the St. Michael's Hospital website

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