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Glen Randall

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, DeGroote School of Business
Member, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis

T: (905) 525-9140, ext. 26191

McMaster University
DeGroote School of Business Rm 229
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4M4

Glen E. Randall is an Associate Professor in Health Policy and Management at the DeGroote School of Business and member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis at McMaster University. He holds a PhD in health policy, management and evaluation from the University of Toronto as well as an MBA in health services administration, an MA in public policy and administration, and a BA in political science from McMaster University. Randall has more than 25 years of experience working with leaders in government, regulatory agencies and health care organizations. His research is broadly in the area of health policy analysis with a focus on health system reforms and the impact on professionals. 


  • the impact of health care restructuring on health professionals
  • the organization of health care services
  • resource allocation and priority setting in health care
  • governance and strategic management in the not-for-profit sector


Vania, D., and Randall, G.E. Can evidence-based health policy from high-income countries be applied to lower income countries: The case of an organ donor registry in Mumbai, India. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2016. 14(1), 3. doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0075-6.

Randall, G.E., Embrett, M.G., Barr, N.G., and Vania, D. (2015). Regulating Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists in Ontario, Canada. Health Reform Observer – Observatoire des Réformes de Santé. 2015. 3(2). doi:

Embrett, M.G. and Randall, G.E. Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Policy Research: Exploring the Use, Misuse, and Nonuse of Policy Analysis Theory. Social Science and Medicine, 2014; 108:147-155.

Eamer, G. and Randall, G.E. Barriers to implementing WHO’s exclusive breastfeeding policy for women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: an exploration of ideas, interests and institutions. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 2012; DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2139.

Wakefield, P.A., Randall, G.E., and Filia, J-M. Understanding physician referrals for cardiac diagnostic services in Ontario. Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences, 2012; 43, 155-160.

Randall, G.E., Wakefield, P.A., and Richards, D.A. Fidelity to assertive community treatment program standards: a regional survey of adherence to standards. Community Mental Health Journal, 2012; 48(2): 138-149.

Howard M, Randall G.E. After-hours information given by telephone by family physicians in Ontario. Healthcare Policy/ Politiques de Sante, 2009; 5(2): 106-115.

Randall G.E., Williams A.P. Health care reform and the dimensions of professional autonomy. Canadian Public Administration / Administration Publique du Canada, 2009; 52(1): 51-69.

Randall G.E., Kindiak D.H. Deprofessionalization or postprofessionalization? Reflections on the state of social work as a profession. Social Work in Health Care, 2008; 47(4): 341-354.

Randall G.E. The impact of managed competition on diversity, innovation and creativity in the delivery of homecare services. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2008; 16(4): 347-353.

Randall G.E. The reform of home care services in Ontario: Opportunity lost or lesson learned? Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2007; 74(3): 209-217.

Randall G.E., Williams A.P. Exploring limits to market-based reform: Managed competition and rehabilitation home care services in Ontario. Social Science and Medicine, 2006; 62(7): 1594-1604.


  • introduction to health services management
  • health systems
  • health policy analysis
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