Health Sciences

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Anis, Aslam cost effectiveness of AIDS treatments; drug assessments – pharmacoeconomics; health care economics; health regulations, Health economics, rhematoid arthritis, biologic therapies
Bansback, Nick inform policies and practices in health through the application of
Bartlett, Karen Hastings Indoor air quality, bioaerosol exposures in work and community environments, particularly in rural or agricultural settings
Black, Charlyn Health services research, Population health, Quality, effectivenes and outcomes of health care, Health information systems, Knowledge translation, Research and policy
Brauer, Michael air pollution, environmental health, built environment, environmental epidemiology
Bryan, Stirling Economics of health care, policy, from UK
Burgess, Michael Philosophy and social sciences, ethics and social policy in the areas of genomics, genetics and biotechnology (health, agriculture and environment)
Buxton, Jane Epidemiology, harm reduction
Cox, Susan Experiences of individuals and families at risk for, or affected by, a range of adult onset hereditary and/or genetic conditions (eg, Huntington Disease and Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease)
Davies, Hugh William Occupational Health, Noise and Chrnoic Disease
Dummer, Trevor health geography, cancer prevention, environmental exposures, health inequalities, geographic information science, obesity, risk factors, Environmental epidemiology and environment and health interactions, with specific emphasis on cancer etiology and cancer prevention
Frank, Lawrence health and environmental impacts of transportation and urban planning (land use) decisions. transportation, transit, public health, sustainability, sprawl, neighbourhood walkability, physical activity, urban planning, Sustainable transportation
Frank, Erica Large-scale online health sciences educational research Fukushima radiation and risk communication The healthy doc = healthy patient link, Preventative Medicine, free higher education
Frankish, Charles James Health Inequities, Community Partnership Research, Health Literacy, Homelessness & Health, Health Indicators, Citizen Participation in Health-System Reform, Community-Service-Learning
Gardy, Jennifer Infectious disease, genomics, science documentary television, epidemiology, Phylogenetics and molecular evolution, Tuberculosis, Metagenomics, Information visualization, Microbiology
Gill, John Clinical outcomes in kidney transplant patients; Access to kidney transplantation; Living donor transplantation; Cardiovascular risk in transplant patients
Gotay, Carolyn cancer prevention, behaviour change, risk factors, quality of life, clinical trials, survivorship, health disparities, Cancer Prevention Centre, worksite wellness, workplace wellness, shift work, sleep, breast cancer, obesity, nutrition, physical activity, exercise, chronic disease, chronic disease prevention, Cancer prevention, eliminating occupational exposure to carcinogens, assessing worksite health promotion programs, reducing breast cancer risks, improving sleep quality to reduce breast cancer-related impacts of shiftwork, and improving health outcomes for prostate cancer patients
Guhn, Martin wellbeing of children and youth; social determinants of developmental health; social and cultural community and neighborhood effects on child development; music and emotion
Ho, Anita Human right issues, cross-cultural ethics, health-care access and disparity, professional-patient relationship, minority care experience, decision-making models, and various concepts of autonomy
Janssen, Patricia maternal child health, prison health, violence in relationships
Kassam, Rosemin global health, access and use of medicines and health services among vulnerable populations, community readiness, improving patient/client self-efficacy to engage effectively in their health care processes and decision-making, implementation and evaluation of patient care and health promotion programs, and capacity building of current and future frontline health professionals
Kazanjian, Arminee Cancer Survivorship, Knowledge Exchange and, Translation, Psychosocial oncology, Palliative care in cross-cultural context, Vulnerable populations, including women
Kershaw, Paul child care, parental leave, work-life balance, social policy, social citizenship, responsibilities and rights, gender and politics, income assistance, child benefit package, social inclusion, neighbourhood effects on child development, Canadian federalism, Citizenship, detrimants of Health, social care
Koehoorn, Mieke Occupational health, injury, compensation policies, Worksafe BC, Gender Work and Health
Kopec, Jacek Andrzej Arthritis
Krausz, Reinhard addiction, complex concurrent disorders, E -Mental Health, Internet based healthcare, vulnerable urban populaton, Psychosis, opiate addiction, e-mental health, internet based healthcare, vulnerbale urban population, trauma, homelessness and mental health
Law, Michael pharmaceutical policy, prescription drugs, health insurance, cost of medicines, drug costs, health policy, health care, drug advertising, Pharmaceutical policy
Lovato, Chris Health promotion, population health and program evaluation, impact of health programs and policies, particularly in the areas of cancer prevention and health services
MacNab, Ying Bayesian paradigm, foundations of statistics, space-time statistics, structured statistical models, taxonomic models, item response theory, inductive reasoning, Bayesian burden of disease methodology, Geometics, Health service and population health geoinformation system, and meta-data innovation in medical and health research
Manges, Amee Epidemiology, Molecular epidemiology, Public health
Masse, Louise obesity prevention, childhood obesity, policy approaches to address childhood obesity, physical activity, Obesity prevention, Physical activity assessment, School policies & impact on children
McGrail, Kimberlyn aging and health care services use; health care costs; health care financing; primary care; health care policy, Variations in health care services use across patients, providers and regions, and their relationship to population health, Aging and the use of health and social services, Personal, economic, and social factors that produce health at an individual and population level, and the role of the health care system in that process
McLeod, Christopher occupational heath and the social epidemiology of the working life course.
Mitton, Craig Health economics, decision making in health organizations
Morgan, Steven George Health care policy, prescription drug policy
Murphy, Rachel Nutrition, Cancer prevention, Obesity, Aging
Naus, Monika Communicable disease outbreak, control, vaccine, immunization, tuberculosis
Oberlander, Timothy Population epidemiological studies that characterize neurodevelopmental pathways that reflect risk, resiliency and developmental plasticity
Oberle, Eva
Ogilvie, Gina Sexually transmitted infections, human papillomavirus, HIV in women and care for marginalized populations
Oviedo-Joekes, Eugenia public health and substance use, with a focus on testing alternative approaches to expand and diversify the treatments offered; treatment needs of patients
Patrick, David Antibiotic Resistance,  Infectious Disease, Epidemiology, Institution and evaluation of programs to control antimicrobial misuse and curb antibiotic resistance, Linking clinical, epidemiological and genomic sciences to explore etiology of idiopathic chronic diseases, determinants of antimicrobial resistance at popoulation level, impact of immunication programs for pneumococcal and meningoccocal disease, surveillance and control of emerging infectious diseases
Poon, Brenda Population-level early identification and early intervention for children with special needs; Complex systems of coordinated service delivery and supports; Family-centered services; Integrated child health information systems; Community-based research regarding social determinants of children
Ratner, Pamela
Richardson, Chris how the use of substances (tobacco, alcohol and marijuana) shift from experimental to recreational to regular patterns of consumption within the psychosocial context of adolescence; quantitative modeling that examines how the process of addiction/dependence develops
Sadatsafavi, Mohsen respiratory medicine with the aim of improving patient outcomes and the efficiency of health care delivery through evidence-informed decision making at all levels of care
Schechter, Martin HIV/AIDS
Shoveller, Jean The social contexts of youth health inequities, Youth sexual health, The impact of gender, culture and/or place on youth health, Intervention research to promote health equity
Silver, David Ethics
Singer, Joel Clinical trial methodology and clinical trials in HIV/AIDS