Martin Guhn

Dr. Martin Guhn is associate professor at the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), School of Population and Public Health, UBC, and a member of the Canadian Council on the Social Determinants of Health. He has a PhD in Human Development (UBC), conducted a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research post-doctoral fellowship in Population Health at HELP, and has a master’s degree in psychology and a bachelor degree in music.

His interdisciplinary, applied research focuses on social, cultural, demographic, and socio-economic determinants of children’s and adolescents’ developmental health, wellbeing, and educational trajectories. This research draws from population-level data linkages, and the EDI, MDI, TDI, CHEQ, and YDI research projects.

Further research interests include children’s social and emotional development, bio-ecological theories of human development, and validation of population-level assessment. A primary goal of this research is to contribute to policy decision making and community-based knowledge mobilization that helps all children thrive.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Guhn, please see UBC.