FACULTY

CHEPA's Faculty members are notable for the breadth and depth of their expertise and research, and are listed below in alphabetical order. They:

  • Produce an average of 110 publications per year including books, peer reviewed articles, editorials and government reports
  • Have been awarded an average of $4.6 million in principal investigator funding per year over the last five years
  • Have received over 20 international, national and provincial honours and awards for their research and policy contributions including:
    • Provincial career scientist awards
    • CIHR New Investigator awards
    • Canada Research Chairs
    • Health Services Advancement Award


Julia Abelson

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Abelson, Julia
Professor
Director, Health Policy PhD Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: public engagement methods and evaluation; values in health policy analysis; politics of health policy

905-525-9140 ext. 22879
abelsonj@mcmaster.ca


Elizabeth Alvarez

MD, PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Elizabeth Alvarez
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health promotion; behaviour change; chronic disease prevention and management; mental health; aging; health policy; health systems strengthening; public health; primary care; ecological approaches to health

905-525-9140 ext. 22248
alvare@mcmaster.ca


Ellen Amster

PhD
Faculty
Department of Family Medicine and History
Ellen Amster
Associate Professor
Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine; Scholar, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Middle East Studies & Islam; Global History of Biomedicine; Maternal & Infant Health in Morocco; Gender Violence

905-525-9140 ext. 20006
amstere@mcmaster.ca


Laura Anderson

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Laura Anderson
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Population and public health; life course epidemiology; chronic disease prevention; obesity; nutrition; measurement; women's and children's health

905-525-9140 ext. 21725
ln.anderson@mcmaster.ca


Emma Apatu

DrPH
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Emma Apatu
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Public Health Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Public health training and education; public health research; health services; health equity; disaster sociology

905-525-9140 ext. 22180
apatue@mcmaster.ca


Katherine Boothe

PhD
Faculty
Political Science
Katherine Boothe
Associate Professor
Member, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Canadian and comparative politics; public policy in advanced industrial democracies; health and social policy; federalism

905-525-9140 ext. 21846
boothek@mcmaster.ca


Paul Contoyannis

PhD
Faculty
Economics
Paul Contoyannis
Associate Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: health dynamics; determinants of health and health inequalities; simulation based inference in microeconometric models; economic determinants of body weight; economic effects in adulthood of childhood abuse; intergenerational transmission of income and health inequality

905-525-9140 ext. 26582
contoyp@mcmaster.ca


Andrew Costa

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Andrew Costa
Associate Professor
Schlegel Research Chair in Clinical Epidemiology & Aging
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Big Data & geriatric models of care; avoidable emergency department and acute care use among frail older adults

905-525-9140 ext. 22067
acosta@mcmaster.ca


Katherine Cuff

PhD
Faculty
Economics
Katherine Cuff
Professor
McMaster University Scholar

Managing Editor, Canadian Journal of Economics

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Economic aspects of taxation and redistributive policies; health care financing; issues of federalism

905-525-9140 ext. 23827
cuffk@mcmaster.ca


David Feeny

PhD
Faculty
McMaster Decision Science Laboratory
David_Feeny
Professor Emeritus
Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health Economics, Health-Related Quality of Life, Experimental economics; HTA

905-525-9140 ext. 23703
feeny@mcmaster.ca


Amiram Gafni

DSc
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
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Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: economic evaluation (development and empirical applications); modeling of consumers’ and providers’ behaviours (eg. The physician-patient encounter); health policy analysis

Phone number not available
gafni@mcmaster.ca


Michel Grignon

PhD
Faculty
Health, Aging & Society and Economics
Michel Grignon
Professor
Graduate Chair of the Department of Health, Aging & Society
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Equity in health care utilization & financing; population aging; affordability & access to health and long-term care insurance and health care

905-525-9140 ext. 23493
grignon@mcmaster.ca


Emmanuel Guindon

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Emmanuel Guindon
Associate Professor
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis/Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Chair in Health Equity
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health equity; economics of health behaviours; health services research; empirical health economics and policy.

905-525-9140 ext. 24658
emmanuel.guindon@mcmaster.ca


Jeremiah Hurley

PhD
Faculty
Economics
Jeremiah Hurley
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health care financing, particularly public and private roles in health care financing; equity in health care; resource allocation and funding in the health sector; normative economic analysis in the health sector; experimental methods in health economics

905-525-9140 ext. 26156
hurley@mcmaster.ca


Lydia Kapiriri

PhD
Faculty
Health, Aging & Society
Lydia Kapiriri
Associate Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Global health; HIV preventative behaviour; priority setting in health care

905-525-9140 ext. 27203
kapirir@mcmaster.ca


John Lavis

MD, PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
John Lavis
Professor
Director, McMaster Health Forum
RESEARCH INTERESTS: use of research evidence, citizen values and stakeholder insights in policy making; politics of health and social systems

905-525-9140 ext. 22121
lavisj@mcmaster.ca


Mitchell Levine

MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FISPE
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact; Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Mitchell Levine
Professor
Assistant Dean, Health Research Methodology graduate program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Clinical Epidemiology; Pharmaco-Economics

905-525-9140 ext. 20210
levinem@mcmaster.ca


Christopher Longo

PhD
Faculty
DeGroote School of Business, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
Chis Longo
Associate Professor
Co-Lead, Health Technology Assessment, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control ; Executive Member, Master Health Management
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Costs, economic evaluation of cancer interventions/programs; Healthcare Management

905-525-9140 ext. 23896
clongo@mcmaster.ca


Kaelan Moat

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact & Medicine
Kaelan Moat
Assistant Professor
Managing Director, McMaster Health Forum
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Supporting the use of research evidence in health and social-system policy making.

905-525-9140 ext. 22121
moatka@mcmaster.ca


Gillian Mulvale

PhD
Faculty
DeGroote School of Business
Gillian Mulvale
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, DeGroote School of Business
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health policy, mental health, co-design and co-production of services for structurally vulnerable populations

905-525-9140 ext. 28190
mulvale@mcmaster.ca


Glen Randall

PhD
Faculty
DeGroote School of Business
Glen Randall
Co-Director, Masters in Health Management
Associate Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health care system; not-for-profit governance & strategic management

905-525-9140 ext. 26191
randalg@mcmaster.ca


Lisa Schwartz

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Schwartz, Lisa
Professor
Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Care Ethics
RESEARCH INTERESTS: humanitarian health care ethics; global health ethics; the teaching of ethics in health care education; patient advocacy; research ethics; bioethics; privacy and confidentiality

905-525-9140 ext. 22987
schwar@mcmaster.ca


Hsien Seow

PhD
Faculty
Oncology, Faculty of Health Sciences
Hsien Seow
Associate Professor
Site Director, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Associate Member

Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care and Health System Innovation

905-307-9711 ext. 67175
seowh@mcmaster.ca


Arthur Sweetman

PhD
Faculty
Economics
Sweetman, Arthur
Professor
Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Economic & empirical aspects of health human resources & industrial relations; quantitative program evaluation

905-525-9140 ext. 23218
arthur.sweetman@mcmaster.ca


Jean-Éric Tarride

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Jean-Eric Tarride
Professor
Director, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis; McMaster Chair in Health Technology Management; Director, Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH)
RESEARCH INTERESTS: health technology assessment and management; methods for the economic evaluation of health technologies and programs

905-525-9140 ext. 37024
tarride@mcmaster.ca


Meredith Vanstone

PhD
Faculty
Department of Family Medicine
Meredith Vanstone
Associate Professor
Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Qualitative Methods; Education Policy; Health Policy; Health Professions Education

905-525-9140 ext. 22113
meredith.vanstone@mcmaster.ca


Michael Wilson

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Mike Wilson
Associate Professor
Assistant Director, McMaster Health Forum
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Knowledge translation; citizen engagement methods & evaluation; politics of health systems

905-525-9140 ext. 22121
wilsom2@mcmaster.ca


Feng Xie

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Feng Xie
Professor
Director, Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures (PHENOM) & HEI Department Education Coordinator
RESEARCH INTERESTS: HTA, economic evaluation; pharmacoeconomics; outcome measures

905-525-9140 ext. 41274
fengxie@mcmaster.ca


Stephen Birch

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Professor Emeritus
RESEARCH INTERESTS: economic evaluation; resource allocation; population health; oral health economics

Phone number not available


Mita Giacomini

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
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Professor Emerita


giacomin@mcmaster.ca


Brian Hutchison

MD, MSc
Professor Emeritus
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact & Medicine
Professor Emeritus

Hutchison's career has been spent improving primary health care in Canada.


hutchb@mcmaster.ca


Jonathan Lomas

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus



Greg Stoddart

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact & Medicine
Professor Emeritus
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis

A pioneer in health economics, health policy and population health

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health economics, health policy, population health


Stoddart@mcmaster.ca


George Torrance

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus



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