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These DLSPH Faculty engage in global health scholarship activities as part of their research and education portfolio and are affiliates of the Centre for Global Health. They have primary academic appointments in home faculty units throughout the School, reflecting the broad scope and impact of the School’s global health scholarship footprint.

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Faculty Name  Faculty/ Division  Current Position  Research Interests
Lusine Abrahamyan IHPME – Health Services Research Assistant Professor
  • Health Services Research
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Health Technology Assessment
Victoria Arrandale Occupational & Environmental Health Assistant Professor
  • Occupational exposure assessment and occupational epidemiology
  • Etiology of occupational diseases, including cancer as well as other diseases of the skin and respiratory systems
  • Development and evaluation of interventions to reduce occupational exposures
  • Current work focuses on the mining sector, with additional interests in personal services sector and manufacturing
Garry Aslanyan Clinical Public Health Adjunct Professor
  • Global Health Diplomacy
  • Global health research capacity building
  • Comparative health policy and systems
  • Public health policy and systems thinking in public health
Anne-Emanuelle Birn Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Professor
  • history of public health in Latin America (Mexico, Uruguay)
  • global/international health policy and politics, past and present
  • women and international health
  • historical demography – infant mortality
  • societal determinants of health
  • comparative health policy (Latin America)
  • Health and Medicine in Cold War Latin America
  • Primary health care, social justice, and international (health) politics in the 1980s and 1990s
Paul Bozek Occupational & Environmental Health Associate Professor
  • quantitative exposure measurements to toxic materials
  • chemical exposure control technology
  • work population chemical exposure profiles
  • asbestos, silica
Catherine Chalin Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Professor Emerita
  • global public health
  • peace-building through public health
  • uprooted people (refugees, street people, immigrants)
  • human rights
  • medical education
  • child poverty
  • public health in conflicted regions of the world
  • disabilities, habilitation and rehabilitation (hearing loss)
Adrienne Chan Clinical Public Health Associate Professor
  • Delivery of health services in resource limited settings:
    • Decentralization and roll-out of antiretroviral therapy and HIV related services
    • TB/HIV and NCD/HIV program integration
    • Scale up of PMTCT services
    • Task-shifting of services to address human resources for health constraints
  • Clinical research: reduction of mortality due to opportunistic infections (specifically TB and cryptococcal meningitis) in HIV patient with severe immunosuppression
  • West Africa Ebola Outbreak: long-term clinical and health systems sequelae
Andrea Cortinois Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Assistant Professor
  • Global migration and health
  • Global public health
  • Health and health equity in highly multicultural societies
Avram Denburg IHPME – Health Services Research Assistant Professor
  • Pharmaceutical Policy for Children
  • Public Engagement in Health Policy
  • Health Policy Ethics and Social Values
  • Social Determinants of Child Health
  • Global Childhood Cancer Outcomes
  • Child Health Technology Assessment
  • Economic Evaluation in Child Health
  • Child Health and Social Policy Analysis
Erica Di Ruggiero Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Associate Professor
  • Study of population health interventions (policies, programs), their health and health equity impacts:
    • Relationship between context and population health interventions
    • Social and economic policies influencing decent work at the global level
  • Global agenda setting in policy
  • Population health intervention and implementation research/science
  • Qualitative research and mixed methods research; discourse analysis
  • Knowledge utilization and exchange strategies to influence public health decision-making at national and global levels
Beverley Essue IHPME – Health Services Research Assistant Professor
  • Health Economics
  • Health Financing
  • Equity
Shaza Fadel Clinical Public Health Assistant Professor
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • Global Health
  • Newborn immunity
  • Population immunity and susceptibility to vaccine preventable diseases
  • Implementation and impact of immunization programs in limited resource settings
  • Mortality and infectious disease surveillance
Lisa Forman Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Associate Professor
  • The right to health in international human rights law
  • Human rights and COVID-19
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Universal health coverage
  • Trade-related intellectual property rights and access to medicines globally
  • Human rights impact assessment
  • South African constitutional law related to health
Sue Greco Occupational & Environmental Health Adjunct Professor
  • air pollution
  • applied public health research
  • burden of disease analysis
  • community-based participatory research
  • data science
  • data visualization
  • dose-response modeling
  • environmental health
  • exposure assessment
  • fate and transport models
  • human health risk assessment
  • intake fraction
Rebecca Hancock – Howard IHPME Assistant Professor
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Outcomes and Evaluation
  • Health Technology Assessment
Suzanne Jackson Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Associate Professor Emerita
  • Global health promotion
  • Realist evaluation-linked coding method
  • Health Promotion planning and evaluation
  • Participatory Action Research, participatory evaluation processes
  • Qualitative research
  • Economic evaluation in health promotion
  • First People’s Health/circumpolar health promotion
  • strategic planning and group process
  • Mental health promotion
  • Centre for Health Promotion (historical)
Valerie Krym  Clinical Public Health Associate Professor Dr. Krym is currently active in Nepal and Rwanda, carrying out needs assessments to help Emergency Medicine as a specialty and formulating Public Health governance and program development. Her recently completed needs assessments were received by national government and academic leadership, and are being used by these agencies to act as a basis for muliti-stakeholder (government, NGO, academic) program development in these areas.
Joel Lexchin Family & Community Medicine Associate Professor
  • Pharmaceutical Policy
  • Globalization and Health
  • Neoliberalism and Health
Wendy Lou Biostatistics Professor
  • Distribution Theory of Runs and Patterns and Its Applications
  • Measures for Continuity of Care
  • Joint Modeling for Longitudinal and Survival Data
  • Analysis of Patterns and Repeats in DNA Sequences
  • Methods for Health Care Quality Monitoring
Fiona Miller IHPME – Health Services Research Professor
  • Health Policy
  • Health Technology Assessment
Sharmistha Mishra IHPME – Clinical Epidemiology & Health Care Research Assistant Professor
  • Mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission dynamics, with a focus on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
  • Simulation science for clinical and public health decision-making
  • Systems and data-science
Lisa Puchalski Ritchie IHPME Assistant Professor
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Global Health
  • Mixed Methods
  • Emergency Medicine
Mayvis Rebeira IHPME – Health Services Research Lecturer
  • Health Economics
  • Health Services Research
  • Health Outcomes
  • Economic Evaluation
Beate Sander IHPME – Health Services Research Associate Professor
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Outcomes and Evaluation
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Comparative Outcomes Research
  • Health Technology Assessment
Neil Seeman IHPME Lecturer
  • Health Policy
  • Knowledge Translation
Abi Sriharan IHPME – System Leadership and Innovation Assistant Professor Dr. Sriharan is an award winning evaluation research scientist. She has led numerous program evaluation and implementation research studies on behalf of governments, professional societies and non-governmental organizations. Her current research interest lies in the area of physician burnout and health systems leadership.
Thérèse Stukel IHPME – Health Services Research Professor
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Outcomes and Evaluation
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Comparative Outcomes Research
Jeremy, Veillard IHPME – Health Services Research Assistant Professor
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Quality Improvement