Team

 

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Dr. Cordell Neudorf is the Chief Medical Health Officer for the Saskatoon Health Region.  He received his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan, a Master’s of Health Science degree in Community Health and Epidemiology from the University of Toronto, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with Certification in the specialty of Community Medicine.  He is co-Chair of the Saskatchewan Population Health Council, and co-chair of the Saskatoon Regional Intersectoral Committee. He is a member of the Canadian Council on Social Determinants of Health, and a member of the WHO Europe Regions for Health Network. He is the past Chair of the Canadian Population Health Initiative Council, past Chair of the Canadian Public Health Association and past president of the National Specialty Society for Community Medicine. Dr. Neudorf is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine.

His research interests include Health Inequalities, health status indicators and surveys, Health status monitoring and reporting, and integrating Population Health data and Geographic Information Systems into public health and health system planning.

 

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Silvia Bermedo-Carrasco is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan. She has international working experience at the clinical, community, and health care organizational levels. Her primary research interest is health inequities in cancer. In the last 6 years Silvia has been working on evaluating socio-demographic inequities in cancer mortality and cervical cancer prevention in Latin American countries.

 

Photo_hazel_WilliamsRobertsHazel Williams-Roberts is currently a PhD student in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan. She completed postgraduate studies at the the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Research interests include health inequity in the health care system and global health policy issues.

 

Photo_hazel_WilliamsRobertsJosh Neudorf is currently working towards his B. Sc. in Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan. His previous work experience includes a research assistant position with the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety and Agriculture, where he focused on lung health and injury prevention in Saskatchewan rural and farm environments. His research interests include health inequalities, legal psychology, and perception.

 

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Daniel Fuller has a PhD in public health from the University of Montreal with a specialization in health promotion. He is currently a Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation post-doctoral fellow working in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Broadly his research interests include population health, health inequalities, natural experiments, and transportation. He is currently working on a number of grants including the Saskatchewan Equity Study (SES), and an international evaluation of the impact of public bicycle share programs on cycling and collisions in North America.

 

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Thilina Bandara is a PhD student in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. He is currently a Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada: Integrated Training Program in Infectious Diseases Food Safety and Public Policy (ITraP) Fellow and is working on outbreak management practices and policy science research. His research interests include knowledge translation, health inequalities and One Health.

 

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Stuart Lockhart currently works as a Research Assistant with the Health Inequalities Research Group. Prior to that, he obtained a Master of Public Health from the University of Saskatchewan as well as a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies from Renaissance College of the University of New Brunswick. His research interests related to health inequalities includes those involving mental health, northern and rural populations, and regional public health action.