Kate Mulligan

Assistant Professor - Social and Behavioural Health Sciences


Fields of Study


Kate Mulligan is an Assistant Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the Director of Policy and Communications at the Alliance for Healthier Communities, and a member of the Toronto Board of Health. She works toward healthier cities and communities through research, mentorship and action on healthy public policy, political ecologies of health and wellbeing, climate and health equity, and upstream health systems interventions including social prescribing.

Research Areas

Political ecologies of community health and wellbeing, Healthy cities, Applied public policy, health in all policies / healthy public policy, community governance and partnership, government relations, place-based policymaking, Health equity, Indigenous, Francophone, LGBTQ2S+, Black health, Comprehensive primary health care , prescribing, health promotion, community development, Discourses of health, environment, development and wellbeing, Infrastructure, climate and health; urban and community agriculture