Thesis Supervision

Important Note:
Applicants to the MHIS program are not required to declare a supervisor, or contact them, in order to apply for the program. Students usually complete their first semester, and refine their interests, prior to connecting with potential supervisors. They can also decide between course-based or thesis-based program options at that time.

Below is the list of affiliated faculty members; it is recommended that you do some research in order to find potential matches to your area of interest, which you would include in the Statement of General Research Interest as part of your application. Please do not contact these professors prior to applying to the program.

  • Isola Ajiferuke  (organization of health information)
  • Laurel Austin (Risk perception, risk communication, health decision making)
  • Michael Bauer (health informatics and telemedicine)
  • Deanna Befus (Health equity, system thinking methodologies, global & public health)
  • Richard Booth (telehealth, informatics)
  • Jacquelyn Burkell (consumer health, risk and decision-making)
  • Grant Campbell (organization of information)
  • Sandra DeLuca (Health care delivery, nursing)
  • Anna Garnett (older adults, chronic disease and health informatics)
  • Mark Goldszmidt (Medical communication and teaching)
  • Nicole Haggerty (Electronic health records, health information technologies, public health information)
  • Stewart Harris (Diabetes and hypoglycemia research)
  • Andrew Johnson (Patient values, caregiver stress, concussions, Parkinson's disease, research methods)
  • Tarun Katapally (Citizen science, data science, digital health, digital epidemiology, global health, health systems research, human-computer interaction, human-centred artificial intelligence, precision medicine)
  • Susan Knabe (Critical theory and cultural studies, sexuality, gender and popular culture, feminist theory, queer theory, representation, sexuality and citizenship, medicalization and the media, media and resistence)
  • Anita Kothari (knowledge translation, public and community health)
  • Marlene J. LeBer (leadership, social value in healthcare, health equity
  • Daniel Lizotte (Media data, biostatistics)
  • Sofia Locklear (Decolonizing research methodologies, Whiteness studies, centering Indigenous perspectives and voices)
  • Joy MacDermid (Clinical measurement, evidence synthesis)
  • Carrie Marshall (Mental health, social inclusion)
  • Pamela McKenzie (health information seeking)
  • Elysee Nouvet (Global health, social determinants)
  • Abram Oudshoom (Homelessness prevention, poverty and health)
  • Anabel Quan-Haase (community networking)
  • Joanna Redden (datafication, politics, governance and social justice)
  • Sandra Regan Email: (Human health resources, nursing)
  • Daniel Robinson (advertising, consumption, media history)
  • Susan Rodger (School-based mental health, systemic violence)
  • Paulette Rothbauer (reading, identity, and libraries)
  • Debbie Rudman (occupational science and aging)
  • Kamran Sedig (human-computer interaction)
  • Jacob Shelley (Law and ethics, public health)
  • Shannon Sibbald (public health, implementation science, systems research)
  • Sharon Sliwinski (visual culture, political theory)
  • Maxwell Smith (Public health ethics, health equity)
  • Victoria Smye (Inequity in access to mental health and substance use services)
  • Ziad Solh (Knowledge translation, transfusion medicine, Sickle Cell disease, Thalassemia)
  • Luke Stark (impacts of computing and artificial intelligence technologies)
  • Panagiota Tryphonopoulos (Perinatal mood disorders, infant mental health, attachement, intervention development and testing)
  • Evelyn Vingilis (health policy, mental health)
  • Nadine Wathen (health information seeking, knowledge translation)
  • Fiona Webster (Chronic health conditions, gender, ethnography)
  • Marnie Wedlake (Mental health, wellness, resilience, post-traumatic stress injury and trauma-informed practice, student success)
  • Lloy Wylie (Health systems research)

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