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2014-2015 Evidence to Policy Speaker Series

October 04, 2014

Exploring the policy implications of cross-disciplinary, cutting-edge research on how social factors and policies impact health and equity. Sharing strategies for moving evidence to policy.

October 14th 16:00-18:00: Speaker Series Launch
Evidence-Based Policy: What strategies really work?
Maureen O’Neil, Shawn Tupper and Robyn Tamblyn
Distinguished Panel + Cocktail

November 6th 12:30-14:00
Fighting back when society makes you sick:
Connecting activism to global health
Robert Huish - Department of International Development
Studies, Dalhousie University

November 13th 12:30-14:00
What kinds of evidence do we really need for policy?
Reflections on multiple methods for answering policy relevant
health and environmental research questions.
Hisham Zerriffi - Ivan Head South/North Research Chair,
Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC

December 11th 12:30-14:00
Maternal health literacy and child vaccination in India Mira Johri - Département d'administration de la santé, Université de Montréal

January 20th 12:30-14:00
Patient-centred service design and policy:
Hopeful evidence-based strategies
Susan Law - McGill Department of Family Medicine, McGill Director of St. Mary's Research Centre

February 3rd 12:30-14:00
Improved access to healthcare for vulnerable populations:
Canada-Australia project identifies promising innovations
Jeannie Haggerty - McGill Department of Family Medicine, McGill Chair in Family and Community Medicine Research

March 12th 12:30-14:00
When good intentions go wrong: Smoking policies and the
creation of the socially marginalized smoker Katherine Frolich - Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Université de Montréal

March 26th 12:30-14:00
Child-rights based approach to anti-violence efforts in schools Tara Collins - School of Child and Youth Care, Ryerson University

Institute for Health and Social Policy
1130 Pine Avenue West
RSVP & Contact: jennifer.proudfoot@mcgill.ca

Better research ... better decisions ... better health
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