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Helen Chen

Helen Chen

Assistant Research Professor

Research interests: health informatics, translatonal research in healthcare and medicine, health system integration, semantic interoperability, healthcare decision making and decision support, health data analytics, medical imaging informatics, patient safety

Martin Cooke

Martin Cooke

Associate Professor

Research interests: the social demography and health of Aboriginal peoples; social inequality, the welfare state, and the life course; population ageing and retirement

Kitty Corbett.

Kitty Corbett

Professor

Research interests: about and for change, emphasizing social science tools (e.g., ethnographic and mixed methods, social marketing, photovoice, training) for knowledge translation, health communication, quality improvement, and community-based participatory action, and health promotion.

John Garcia

John Garcia

Professor of Practice; Associate Director, Graduate Professional Programs

Research interests: population-based chronic disease prevention, health of Nunavummiut, knowledge exchange, capacity building, implementation, practice-based evidence, public health policy and systems, qualitative and mixed methods, realistic evaluation

Rhona Hanning

Rhona Hanning

Professor, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

Research interests: human nutrition and chronic disease, evidence-based practice, body composition.

John Hirdes

John Hirdes

Professor

Research interests: community and public health, health information systems, health policies, caregiving, aging, home care, mental health, long-term care, palliative care, quality of life, pharmacoepidemiology, knowledge translation.

Sue Horton

Sue Horton

Professor

Research interests: economics of public health, economics of nutrition, development economics, poverty

Craig Janes.

Craig R. Janes

Professor; Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Dr. Janes is a medical anthropologist interested in and committed to social science approaches to public health and global health policy. Janes has research strengths in human-environment interactions, social inequities and health, global health governance, and maternal and child health.

Jane Law

Jane Law

Associate Professor

Research interests: health geomatics; healthy communities; disease mapping; measurement error, data uncertainty, and missing data adjustment in public health research; Bayesian spatial modelling and analysis in health research; determinants of health outcomes; health and crime; diet and health outcomes

Ellen MacEachen

Ellen MacEachen

Associate Professor / Associate Director, Graduate Research Programs

Research interests: Broad focus on policy and program evaluation and implementation, with a view to the organisational, social and policy determinants of work and health

Samantha Meyer

Samantha Meyer

Associate Professor

Research interests: trust and risk in medical decision making; access to and uptake of preventative services in Canada and Australia (specifically vaccination and cancer screening); access to and social determinants of bariatric surgery; food regulation and policy; and trust in food.

Plinio Morita

Plinio Morita

Assistant Professor

Research interests: mHealth and wearable technology design, ubiquitous sensors for smart homes, usage data and health data analytics, technology for aging.

Chris Perlman

Chris Perlman

Assistant Professor

Research interests: health services research, evaluation, performance measurement, health information systems, decision support, knowledge translation, mental healthcare, long term care

Paul Stolee

Paul Stolee

Professor

Research interests: Geriatrics, health care systems, rehabilitation, patient and citizen engagement, health information systems and databases, health outcome measurement, and knowledge translation

Warren Dodd

Warren Dodd

Assistant Professor

Research interests: migration, food security, poverty, climate change, healthcare and social service access.