Research contributes to community
For more than three decades the School of Health Administration has provided dynamic education and training for healthcare leaders. The School's aim is to inspire leaders and innovators that will enhance the provision of health care in increasingly complex systems. To this end, faculty and graduates contribute to research and scholarship in partnership with local and global healthcare communities. The website describes the research interests of the School’s faculty and highlights some of the publications produced by faculty and students.
Most recent highlights
- Decker, Alissa. (2018)Two teams from Nova Scotia Health Authority have been awarded fellowships from the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement to pursue projects that will help Nova Scotians receive the most effective care from our system.
- Hajizadeh, M. “Socioeconomic inequalities in child vaccination in low/middle-income countries: What determines the differences?”, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, Forthcoming.
- Dr. Mohammad Hajizadeh was awarded the Establishment Grant: (2017-2020) ($50,000 per year) for his initiative entitled, "The Dynamics of Health Inequalities Faced by Indigenous Populations in Canada: What Factors Account for the Inequalities?"
- Dr. Majid Taghavi (2017-18) was awarded the Development/Innovative Grant $15,000 for his research initiative entitled "Planning the number and distribution of specialist palliative care personnel for Nova Scotia: an operations research approach". Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, Development/Innovative grant. Majid Taghavi (PI), CoInvestigators: Grace Johnston, Robin Urquhart, Kai Huang; Partners: Cheryl Tschupruk, David Henderson.
- Laura Hamilton (2017) successfully defended her MAHSR thesis, "A Qualitative Description of Care Partner Experiences at the Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization Clinic"