Alayne Adams is an Associate Professor and Global Health Director in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. An applied social scientist, her research addresses the social determinants of health and barriers impeding equitable access to primary healthcare in both local and global settings. Of particular interest are innovations in primary care that engage community and connect health and social sectors. Current research activities include urban health and food systems, social prescription, and youth mental health and nutrition.  She is a dedicated and creative educator with decades-long experience in population and global health training. She holds joint appointments as Adjunct Scientist, icddrb and Professor, BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health in Bangladesh.

Social Determinants of Health,
Gender & Health,
Governance & Administration,
Community Health,
Sexual & Reproductive Health