Supervising program faculty members are listed here in alphabetical order, by their primary specialty field affiliation. Please note that many program faculty members have expertise relevant to additional specialty fields and may supervise students in more than one field. Prospective students should review faculty members' webpages and academic interests to select an appropriate potential supervisor.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Mita Giacomini

PhD
Professor Emeritus
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Placeholder portrait image for Mita Giacomini
Professor Emerita


giacomin@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


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


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


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


Nancy Doubleday

PhD, LLB
Philosophy
Nancy Doubleday
Hope Chair in Peace and Health
Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: peace and health in complex ecological-social-cultural systems; international law and policy; the Artic Region and globalization; adaptive co-management

905-525-9140 ext. 23087
doublen@mcmaster.ca


Jim Dunn

PhD
Health, Aging & Society
Jim Dunn
Department Chair, Department of Health, Aging & Society
Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: socio-economic inequalities in health in urban areas; population health equity

905-525-9140 ext. 23832
jim.dunn@mcmaster.ca


Jenna Evans

PhD
Faculty
DeGroote School of Business
Jenna Evans
Assistant Professor
Health Policy & Management, DeGroote School of Business

Area of Expertise: Organizational behaviour; integrated care; performance management; quality improvement

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Policy implementation in organizations and in practice, particularly regarding integrated care delivery and quality improvement; qualitative methods; organizational behaviour

905-525-9140 ext. 27081
jenna.evans@mcmaster.ca


Chelsea Gabel

PhD
Health, Aging & Society and Indigenous Studies Program
Chelsea Gabel
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: partnering with Indigenous communities to explore and address health and well-being issues; examining the impact of digital technology in these communities

905-525-9140 ext. 23316
gabelc@mcmaster.ca


Lawrence Grierson

PhD
Faculty
Department of Family Medicine
Lawrence Grierson
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, Health Sciences Education MSc Program; Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Health Research Methods; Simulation-Based Education

905-525-9140 ext. 22738
griersle@mcmaster.ca


Magdalena Janus

PhD
Faculty
Psychiatry & Behavioural Neuroscience
Magdalena Janus
Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: population-level measurement of children’s developmental health at school entry: methodology, outcomes and correlates; individual, community and policy impact on children’s development; transition to school for children with special needs

905-525-9140 ext. 21418
janusm@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


Stacey Ritz

PhD
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Stacey Ritz
Assistant Dean, BHSc (Honours) Program
Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Lab-based Biomedical Research; Health Professional Education

RESEARCH INTERESTS: complexities of addressing sex/gender in biomedical research; critical literacy and reflexibity in medical and health education

905-525-9140 ext. 22815
ritzsa@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


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


Marisa Young

PhD
Sociology
Marissa Young
Assistant Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: sociology of mental health; work-family interface; quantitative methods; sociology of work and occupations; social psychology; sociology of family; sociology of urban health

905-525-9140 ext. 23621
myoung@mcmaster.ca




Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA)

 

The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. If there is an accessibility issue with this website, please contact us at fhsweb@mcmaster.ca.