Lisa Schwartz, the Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Care Ethics, will give the keynote address “Policy and prudence in complex humanitarian crises" at Monday’s New Frontiers in Health Policy Research 2016 conference.
Schwartz, a Professor in McMaster’s Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, replaces Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors without Borders (MSF), who has cancelled her trip to Canada.
There is no fee to register for this inter-disciplinary conference, being held at McMaster's CIBC Hall on Monday April 25 and hosted by CHEPA and McMaster’s Health Policy PhD program. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the program beginning at 8:45 a.m. and concluding at 5 p.m.
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In addition to prominent speakers, an exciting central part of CHEPA's annual multidisciplinary conference for graduate students is hearing an array of selected graduate students from area universities presenting their own innovative health policy research for discussion and critique in a supportive environment.
Examples of relevant research areas include:
- Access to/quality of health care
- Determinants of health
- Disparities in access/health status
- Economics of health care and HTA
- Global health
- Health funding
- Health politics
- Health reform
- Health workforce
- Knowledge translation
- Public health or prevention
- Research methods
The audience for this annual event is geared to graduate students and post-doctoral students from a variety of health disciplines and programs including political science, economics, sociology, health research methodology, health professions and health management, as well as policy makers.