Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at CHEPA’s New Frontiers in Health Policy Research Conference, being held on Monday April 25 at McMaster University’s CIBC Hall.
Liu, shown in photo, is a Canadian pediatrician born in Quebec City and a graduate of McGill University School of Medicine. She was appointed MSF’s international president in 2013.
In addition to prominent keynote and panel speakers, an exciting central part of CHEPA’s annual multidisciplinary conference for graduate students will be hearing an array of selected graduate students from area universities presenting their own innovative health policy research for discussion and critique in a supportive environment.
Examples of relevant research areas include:
- Access to/quality of health care
- Determinants of health
- Disparities in access/health status
- Economics of health care and HTA
- Global health
- Health funding
- Health politics
- Health reform
- Health workforce
- Knowledge translation
- Public health or prevention
- Research methods
The audience for this annual event is geared to graduate students and post-doctoral students from a variety of health disciplines and programs including political science, economics, sociology, health research methodology, health professions and health management, as well as policy makers.
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