Leadership

Scientific Director

Sara Kirk, PhD

Sara Kirk is a Professor of Health Promotion and Scientific Director of the Healthy Populations Institute, at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada. She also holds a cross-appointment with Community Health and Epidemiology, an honorary senior scientist position with the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, and adjunct faculty status in the Applied Human Nutrition department at Mount Saint Vincent University. Read more...

E-mail: sara.kirk@dal.ca

Managing Director

Maureen Summers, MSc

A seasoned executive, Maureen has over 25 years in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Maureen leads the Institute in areas such as business and strategic planning, policy and advocacy, project management, and governance. With a proven ability to build a profile and support, Maureen currently leads the efforts for reimagining HPI that will have continued and sustained impacts in our communities.
 

E-mail maureen.summers@dal.ca

    Executive Committee

Sara Kirk, Ph.D.
Scientific Director,
Canada Research Chair, Health Services Research
Yukiko Asada, Ph.D.
External Representative,
Associate Professor, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
Amy Bombay, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar,
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Mohammad Hajizadeh, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar,
Assistant Professor, School of Health Administration
Grace Warner, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scholar,
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy
Maureen Summers, M.Sc.
Managing Director