Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Welcome to Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Holger SchünemannOur department:

  • Conducts world-leading research into the nature, prevention and management of health care problems
  • Conceives, designs, organizes and implements ground-breaking clinical trials
  • Bridges the health and social sciences to better understand and apply health services management, health policy and health economics
  • Influences how health-care decisions are made through research and service in health informatics and knowledge transfer
  • Highlights ethics as a key factor in research methodology and decision making in health care
  • Promotes the principles and practice of evidence-based health care through knowledge-translation research and educational offerings, and
  • Fosters a culture of consultation, collaboration and collegiality amongst faculty, staff and graduate students.

HEI’s celebrated Health Research Methodology Graduate Education Program attracts highly qualified applicants from all over the world. The Department’s Community Medicine Residency Program is in high demand for its focus on population and public health, disease prevention, health promotion and protection.

Our faculty members enjoy high publication rates and impressive citation rankings. HEI faculty, staff and HRM students regularly earn national and international recognition and awards.

For a taste of what it's like to work in HEI and live in the Hamilton area, take a look at the video clips of HEI Faculty Reflections. Each one is 3-4 minutes long.

Holger Schünemann, MD, PhD
Department Chair

Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Faculty of Health Sciences
Room HSC-2C10B
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
Phone: (905) 525.9140, Ext. 24931

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Key Contacts

Department information

Eileen Carey
905.525.9140 x 22901

For Department Chair

Charmaine Fraser
905.525.9140 x 24931

For Health Research Methodology
Graduate Education Program information

Ann Greene
905.525.9140 x 27718

For Community Medicine
Residency Program information:

Liz DeGrow
905.525.9140 x 22356

Canada's centre for evidence-based medicine and clinical epidemiology.