Qing Liao is a research associate/analyst at the Institute for Work & Health. She is proficient in analyzing health administration data, including workers' compensation data and data from Statistics Canada.
Since joining the Institute in 2010, Liao has worked with Dr. Emile Tompa on a range of projects about the adequacy and equity of workers’ compensation benefits. She is currently working with Dr. Peter Smith and Dr. Faraz Vahid Shahidi to develop enhanced information on occupational injury hazard exposures in the Ontario labour force and to evaluate the effectiveness of workplace and regulatory measures to control the risk of occupational traumatic injury in Ontario.
Liao holds an MSc in biostatistics from the University of Toronto, an honours bachelor's degree in statistics from York University, and an honours bachelor's degree in telecommunication engineering from XiDian University in China.