PHIRN: Population Health Improvement Research Network

Program Co-Leads

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Patterns and Pathways of Inequities Research Program

Ron Labonte



Ronald Labonté is Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity at the Institute of Population Health, and Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa. Current research includes: globalization as a ‘determinant of determinants;’ global health development; health worker migration; health and foreign policy; comprehensive primary health care; medical tourism; and community development/local food security.

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Carlos Quinonez



Carlos Quiñonez is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Specialty Training Program (Dental Public Health) at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Carlos maintains a research program in health services and policy research, with both a qualitative and quantitative focus.

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Population Health Interventions Research Program

Jim DunnJim Dunn holds a Chair in Applied Public Health from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada on ‘Interventions in Residential Neighbourhoods and Population Health’. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University and a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health (CRICH) at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. His research program focuses on the social determinants of health and the influence of economic and social policies on inequalities in health.

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Douglas Manuel is a Senior Scientist of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Ottawa, a Scientist at Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and a Senior Medical Advisor for Statistics Canada. He holds a Canadian Institute for Health Research Chair in Applied Public Health. His research interest is the population health impact assessment of health care and the assessment of population health status.\

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 May 2012 13:23 )