Faculty & Staff

Leaders in health administration

Our faculty are multi-disciplinary with both academic and practical experience in the healthcare delivery system. In addition, senior leaders in health administration and government serve as valuable resources to the school.

See our faculty and staff directory below, or use the searcher to find faculty by name, department or research interest.

For further information about the School please contact healthadmin@dal.ca

Please note:
All inquiries should be sent to healthadmin@dal.ca - individual faculty members will not be responding.

Our Director

Michael Kiefte, Professor and Interim Director, SHA

Our Faculty


Adjunct Faculty

  • Min Hu, Assistant Professor, Economics, UBC
  • Majid Taghavi, Associate Professor, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
  • Robert Zed, President, Triangle Strategies Healthcare Consulting & Chair, Zed Group
  • Neil Mackinnon, Executive Vice President for Acedemic Affairs and Provost, Augusta University


Sessional Faculty

Cross Appointed Faculty

George Kephart, Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine

Professors Emeriti

Our Staff


Beth Weir - Administrative Manager
Email: Managersha@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1547
Fax: 902-494-6849

Shelley Weir - Administrative Assistant
Email: Shelley.Weir@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2201
Fax: 902-494-6849

Jackie Harnish - Receptionist/Secretary
Email: jharnish@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-7097
Fax: 902-494-6849

May Zaw - Coordinator, Certificate Programs
Email: May.Zaw@dal.ca

Our Student Representatives

AHAS representatives 2023

President Cadence Oswald-Smith cd905993@dal.ca
Vice-President Abbey Prince ab576900@dal.ca
Treasurer Thea Weatherby th845746@dal.ca
Communications Officer Devin O'Brien dv526153@dal.ca
Alumni and Stakeholder Engagement Rep. Mitchell Mathieson mt356984@dal.ca
International Student Representatives    
Cohort Representatives Class of 2025 Sophia Butt sp359967@dal.ca
  Amelia Hartnett am659314@dal.ca
Part-time Representative Lauren Rogers lr844915@dal.ca
JD/MHA Representative Lauren Rogers lr844915@dal.ca