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Panel: Challenges in Health Care Delivery: How Can Research Address these Challenges?

  • CLARI (3rd floor Atrium) Saint Mary's University Halifax, NS Halifax (map)

Members of the public, healthcare practitioners and researchers, and members of the SMU community are invited to for a public panel presentation on Challenges in Health Care Delivery–What Role Does Health Research Play in Addressing These Challenges?

Panelists are Kim Critchley, Deputy Minister of Health for PEI, Andrea Seymour, the COO of Horizon Health (New Brunswick), and Dr. Charmaine McPherson, Executive Director, Risk Mitigation-Primary and Acute Care, Department of Health and Wellness (Nova Scotia).  

This panel presentation, taking place at 10am on December 8th in the Change Lab Action Initiative (CLARI) Room at Saint Mary’s University, is one of several panel discussions that are part of the three-day Masters of Applied Health Services Research Orientation Workshop.

The MAHSR program is an inter-provincial Master’s degree offered by the Atlantic Regional Training Centre, a consortium UNB, MUN, UPEI and SMU. “MAHSR training prepares students for a variety of careers, including health policy research and administration,” says Dr. Lucie Kocum, Graduate Program Coordinator of the MAHSR Program.

All are welcome, but space is limited. Please send RSVP to Katherine Houser, SMU MAHSR Program Assistant, at   

For more information on the MAHSR Program at SMU, please contact Dr. Kocum at or visit