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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

  • Trenaman S, Gardner D, Hill-Taylor B, Matheson K, Sketris IS. Antipsychotic drug use by community dwelling older persons and adherence to STOPP critera after a fall. 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Montreal, Canada. August 26 – 30, 2017. Shanna Trenaman is an Interdisciplinary PhD student whose work is funded by the Drug Evaluation Alliance of Nova Scotia. Shanna received an ICPE scholarship award for this poster presentation.

  • Congratulations to Mona Fouda has received her PhD thesis last week at the High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, last week.  topic for her research is "Genetic Mutations of the Ghrelin Hormone Gene and its relation to the hormone blood level and to obesity in adults".

  • Congratulations to Dr. Grace Johnston and others on working group for new Palliative Care Research Framework released by Canadian Cancer Research Alliance http://www.ccra-acrc.ca

  • PhD candidate, Bonita Squires, applauds the value of the Health Policy course taught by Dr Chris Simms. Bonita says "fantastic course ... learning about the policy implementation process, how policy agenda is set ... discussed current events and engaged in animated debates about how policy can possibly be influenced by non-policymakers". Dr Simms welcomes other PhD students to take his Health Policy course this Fall.

  • Welcome Dr. Majid Taghavi. We look forward to you building health care operations research projects in the years ahead by working with others in Nova Scotia and beyond. Being able to apply engineering methods to model the implications of options to solve today's health care problems is vitally important.

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