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PhD in Management (concentration in Health Systems), L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

Andrew (he/him) earned his PhD in Management with a concentration in Health Systems from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. Andrew's doctoral research proposed a novel decision-making theory that incorporates a cultural worldviews perspective to explain how people make different preventative medicine decisions that are 'rational'. His other areas of research interest include: health economic evaluation, innovation, and weight-of-evidence in decision-making.

Andrew earned his Masters of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Thompson Rivers University. Prior to starting doctoral studies Andrew was a Research Associate for the Ivery International Centre for Health Innovation at the Ivey Business School at Western University. His research with the Ivey Business School is predominantly focused on innovation adoption and commercialization strategy.

Outside of the classroom Andrew earned the distinction of an Canadian Inter-University Sport (CIS) Academic All Canadian and competed in both waterpolo and swimming at a varsity level. Having been actively involved in leadership positions across various organizations, Andrew has led multiple change management strategies and group facilitations for over 1,000 student volunteers and has overseen funding raising efforts that have grossed >$170,000 in revenue.

PhD Candidate- Management concentration in Health Systems- University of Ottawa ('23);
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration- Thompson Rivers University ('18);
Master of Science- Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Health Promotion)- Western University ('16);
Bachelor of Health Sciences- Honours Specialization in Health Sciences- Western University ('13).


  • 2018–present
    PhD Candidate, Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa
  • 2013–2018
    Research associate, Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation at the Ivey Business School


  • 2018 
    Thompson Rivers University, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • 2016 
    Western University, Master of Science
  • 2013 
    Western University, Bachelor of Health Sciences


  • 2020
    Journal of Viral Hepatitis, New hepatitis C diagnoses in Ontario, Canada are associated with the local prescription patterns of a controlled‐release opioid
  • 2020
    World Journal of Gastroenterology, Impact of colorectal cancer screening participation in remote northern Canada: A retrospective cohort study
  • 2017
    International Journal of Healthcare Management, International agreements for health systems development: nature, drivers, barriers, and benefits of international partnerships
  • 2017
    The Digitization of Healthcare, Reshaping Health Care Through mHealth: Lessons from the On-Demand Economy
  • 2015
    BMC Globalization and Health, Reverse innovation: An opportunity for strengthening health systems

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Mitacs Accelerate
    Doctoral Candidate
    Funding Source:
    Mitacs Inc.
  • 2020
    Ontario Graduate Scholarship
    Doctoral Candidate
    Funding Source:
    Province of Ontario

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • European Group for Organizational Studies