Julia Abelson



On behalf of the members of the McMaster Health Policy PhD program, welcome to our website! September 2018 marked our 10th anniversary. Over the last decade, our interdisciplinary program has focused on training future health system leaders for careers in academia, government, health system organizations and the private sector, in Canada and around the world. Get to know our facultycurrent students and alumni.

Are you interested in our program? The website includes more about our three areas of specializationdegree requirements, funding and how to apply. Our frequently asked questions page has answers to many common questions and you can also contact us at any time.  

Are you a current student? You'll find information on the site about funding opportunitiescurrent courses and access to program resources.

- Julia Abelson, Professor and Program Director

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Important: The information on this website is frequently updated and may change at any time. Please consult the McMaster Graduate Calendar for policies applicable during the current academic year. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Health Policy Ph.D. Program directly for up to date information.