Graduate Students

Current PhD Candidates

Sharon Bishop, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Dissertation Title: “Health Care Transformation: Essential Factors for Achieving Transformational Change within a Highly Distributed Decision-making System”

Olena Kapral, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Dissertation Title: “Health Profession Organizations: The Implications of Medical Dominance within the Contemporary Health Policy Process in Canada”

Serena Purdy, University of Toronto  and Macquarrie University (Australia)

Tara Todd, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Thesis Title: “Studying Emergency Departments in Regina, Saskatchewan: The Prevalence of Low Acuity Emergency Department Attendance and Developing Policy Options to Replace Emergency Departments as Non-Urgent Primary Care Centres”

Previous Doctoral Students, University of Regina

Amber Fletcher
Dissertation Title: “The View from Here: Agricultural Policy, Climate Change, and the Future of Farm Women in Saskatchewan”
2013, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Lynn Gidluck
Dissertation Title: “Funding Policy and the Provincial Lottery: Sport, Culture and Recreation in Saskatchewan”

Previous Master of Public Policy Students, University of Regina

Caroline Beck
Thesis Title: “Assessing the Value in Upstream Health Interventions: A case study of the Dr. Paul Schwann Centre’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program”

Jonathan Harris
Thesis Title: “Regionalization and health system performance in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia”
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Kimberly Hill
Thesis Title: “Determining the Impact of Telehealth on Rural and Remote Health Care Service Delivery in Canada”
2014, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Miranda Brown
Thesis Title: “The Impact of Governance and Remuneration Reform on Primary Mental Health Care: A Comparative Analysis of Three Canadian Provinces”
2014, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Michael Sherar
Thesis Title: “Organ Donation and Transplantation: Considering International Policy Options for Canada”
2012, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Matthew Jurczak
Thesis Title: “Reducing Provincial Drug Plan Costs through Regional Pooled-Purchasing Agreements”
2012, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina