Adalsteinn Brown
Health Sciences Building, 6th Floor Auditorium, 155 College Street
  • February 6, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO)

The North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) is a collaborative partnership of interested researchers, health organizations, and governments promoting evidence-informed health system policy decision-making. Due to the high degree of health system decentralization in the United States and Canada, the NAO is committed to focusing attention on comparing health systems and policies at the provincial and state level in federations.


  • The Honourable Roy Romanow
    Former Premier and Chair of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada
    Chancellor, University of Saskatchewan
  • Dr. Bob Bell
    Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario
  • Maureen O’Neil
    President, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
  • Dr. Richard Saltman
    Professor, Health Policy & Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta
    Associate Director of Research Policy, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels

This event is hosted by Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown, the Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto, and Greg Marchildon, Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design at IHPME and the Founding Director of the NAO.