Staff and Speakers

Program Staff

  • Dev Menon, Program Director

Program Advisors

  • Aslam Bhatti, Executive-in-Residence, School of Public Health; former Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • Dev Menon, Program Director, Fellowship in Health System Improvement; Professor, School of Public Health
  • Stephanie Montesanti, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
  • Don Philippon, Founding Director, Fellowship in Health System Improvement; Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health; former Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • Tania Stafinski, Director, Health Technology Policy Unit, School of Public Health
  • Linda Revell, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health
  • John Crook, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health 


Speakers (2018-19)

Former Political Leaders

  • Janet Davidson, former Deputy Minister, Alberta Health
  • Fred Horne, former Minister of Health, Alberta
  • John Nilson, former Minister of Health, Saskatchewan

Health System Leaders

  • Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
  • Denise Perrett, Deputy Minister, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
  • Bill Tholl, former CEO, HealthcareCAN

Health System Research Leaders

  • Ross Baker, Professor and Program Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Ivy Bourgeault, Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; professor, Tefler School of Management, University of Ottawa
  • Graham Dickson, Professor Emeritus and Founding Director, Centre for Health Leadership and Research, Royal Roads University
  • Sara Kreindler, Manitoba Mesearch Chair, Health System Innovation, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
  • Antonia Maioni, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Arts, McGill University