Master of Health Administration
The School of Population and Public Health brings together outstanding students and faculty in a collaborative and innovative learning environment dedicated to the development of public health in Canada.
Part of the Faculty of the Medicine, the School focuses on training researchers and practitioners in the field of public health, preparing future leaders who will shape health care systems in Canada and globally. We offer a wide range of programs for students from varied backgrounds and career goals.
SPPH graduates secure senior roles in professional and academic settings, including positions in government, hospitals, acute and long-term care, rehabilitation, policy planning and analysis and health agencies. Many also go on to become clinicians and researchers, generating new knowledge and translating it into action to improve and sustain the health of the population.
|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|
|Berman, Peter||Economics; Developing primary care systems; “Resource Tracking and Management” (RTM); Improving health care financing mechanisms; Ethiopia; India; Malaysia|
|Black, Charlyn||Public and population health; Prevention and reversal of chronic diseases (NCDs); Health information systems; Knowledge translation; Population health; Graduate education; Health services and policy research; Quality, effectiveness and outcomes of health care|
|Brauer, Michael||Environmental and occupational health and safety; Health sciences; Public and population health; air pollution; built environment; Community Health / Public Health; environmental health; environmental epidemiology; healthy cities; remote sensing|
|Brussoni, Mariana||Developmental psychology; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; Population health interventions; injury prevention; Children's outdoor play; Risky play; Parenting; health behaviour change|
|Bryan, Stirling||Economics of health care, policy, from UK|
|Buxton, Jane||Epidemiology, harm reduction|
|Cox, Susan||Other medical sciences; Sociology and related studies; Arts (arts, history of arts, performing arts, music), architecture and design; narratives of health and illness; grief, loss, death and dying; research ethics/ethics in research; arts in health education; scholarship of teaching and learning; qualitative and arts-based approaches to research; visual methods; contemplative inquiry|
|Davies, Hugh William||Environmental and occupational health and safety; Health sciences; Public and population health; Antineoplastic drug hazards; Community Health / Public Health; environmental health; Exposure Assessment; Noise and Health; Occupational Health; Occupational Safety and Health|
|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|
|Elango, Rajavel||Protein Nutrition, Maternal-Fetal Nutrition, Childhood Malnutrition, Amino Acid Metabolism, Human Nutrition|
|Frank, Erica||Health sciences; Public and population health; Free accredited education; Preventive Medicine|
|Gilbert, Mark||Public and population health; Development, implementation, evaluation and scale-up of innovative sexual health programs; Gay men’s sexual health, including sexual health literacy; Synergistic and integrated dynamics of infectious diseases, mental illness and other conditions|
|Henderson, Sarah||Environmental and occupational health and safety; wildfire smoke; air pollution; Extreme weather events; environmental health; radon gas; Food safety; Water quality|
|Himsworth, Chelsea||One Health approach; one health; Veterinary Public Health; Zoonotic Disease; Science and Risk Communication; Wildlife health; Disease ecology and epidemiology; pathogen surveillance; pathogen genomics|
|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||Health sciences; Public and population health; Gestation / Parturition; health of marginalized women; Lifestyle Determinants and Health; maternal child health; mobile health for pregnancy and parenting; Perinatal Period; social determinants of health|
|Joseph, K.S.||Pregnancy complications, preterm birth, fetal growth, infant mortality, neonatal|
|Karim, Ehsan||Biostatistical methods; Survey methodology and analysis; Statistical learning; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Public and population health, n.e.c.; Causal inference; Biostatistics; Statistics; Machine Learning; data science; Survey data analysis; multiple sclerosis|
|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|
|Koehoorn, Mieke||Occupational health, injury, compensation policies, Worksafe BC, Gender Work and Health|
|Kopec, Jacek Andrzej||Epidemiology; Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis|
|Law, Michael||Health care administration; Health sciences; Public and population health; Global Health; Global Health and Emerging Diseases; Health Policies; Health Policy; Observational studies; Pharmaceutical policy; Pharmacoeconomics; Pharmacoepidemiology; Program evaluation|
|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||Health sciences; Immunology; Microbiology; Public and population health; Epidemiology; Molecular epidemiology; Public health|
|Masse, Louise||Health care administration; Health sciences; Public and population health; Childhood obesity with specific interests in prevention and treatment using lifestyle modification; Films, Membranes and Multiphase Polymers; Health Promotion; Nutrition; Obesity; Physical Activity|
|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 care administration; Health sciences; Public and population health; Health Policies; Health care resource allocation|
|Morgan, Steven||Health care administration; Health sciences; Public and population health; Access to medicines; Health Policies; Pharmacare; Pharmaceutical pricing; Prescribing appropriateness|
|Murphy, Rachel||Clinical oncology; Health sciences; Human nutrition and dietetics; Public and population health; Aging; Cancer prevention; Community Health / Public Health; Nutrition; Nutrition and Cancer; Obesity|
|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|
|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||Health sciences; Public and population health; Antibiotics and Resistance; Pharmacoepidemiology; Responding to the Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance at Population Level; Response to 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|
|Puyat, Joseph||Epidemiology; Biostatistics and Public Health Practice; Psychopharmacoepidemiology; mental health; Mental Health Services|
|Regier, Dean||theories of behavioral economics, personalized medicine, deliberative public engagement methods to inform healthcare priority setting|
|Singer, Joel||Clinical trial methodology and clinical trials in HIV/AIDS|
|Sobolev, Boris||Health care, access, epidemiology, biostatistics, registries, simulation, policy evaluation, Methodology for analysis of waiting times, risk of adverse events while awaiting elective surgery, and the use of simulation experiments in policy evaluation|
|Spiegel, Jerry||Global health, International health, environmental health, Cuba, Latin America, Effects of globalization on health, ecosystem approaches to human health, understanding and addressing influences of physical and social environments on health, global health and human security, the economic evaluation of interventions, and health and equity in Latin America|
|Spittal, Patricia||Indigenous/Aboriginal Health, HIV work in Uganda,|
|Steel, Daniel||Addiction; Diversity; ethics; Opioid crisis; Clinical trials; Equity; Philosophy / Ethics; philosophy of science; Values and science risk; Precautionary principle|
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