Dr. Heather Manson

Chief
Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

Areas of Expertise

  • health promotion and chronic disease and injury prevention
  • health and social burden of chronic diseases
  • health equity
  • knowledge synthesis, exchange, and dissemination
  • evidence-informed public health policy
  • evaluation of complex public health programs and systems

Appointments

Assistant Professor (status only), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Academic Degrees and Accreditations

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Master of Health Science (Health Care and Epidemiology), University of British Columbia
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), Internal Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), Hematology, McMaster University

PHO Research Interests

  • Evaluation of complex public health programs and systems.
  • Life course approach to chronic disease prevention.
  • Appraisal and synthesis of evidence to guide action for public health interventions planning and policy development.
  • Investigating the burden of chronic diseases and their risk factors, through a health equity and socio-ecological lens.
  • Investigating health promotion processes and strategies.

PHO Research Activities

  • Evaluation of complex public health programs and systems.
  • Life course approach to chronic disease prevention.
  • Appraisal and synthesis of evidence to guide action for public health interventions planning and policy development.
  • Investigating the burden of chronic diseases and their risk factors, through a health equity and socio-ecological lens.
  • Investigating health promotion processes and strategies.

Public Health Ontario Scientist Profile: Heather Manson

Dr. Heather Manson discusses what excites her about her work, the impact of her research and why she chose Public Health Ontario.

Duration: 1 min

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Contact

media@oahpp.ca

Updated 8 April 2019