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ANA JOHNSON

Principal Investigator

Dr. Johnson received her undergraduate training in economics from Nottingham University in England, and her Master's in Economics from the University of Houston. She completed a PhD in Health Economics/Health Services Research from the University of Texas Health Science Centre, School of Public Health, in Houston.  Subsequently she worked as Assistant Professor at the Centre for AIDS Intervention Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She then went to McMaster University, where she obtained a CIHR Career Award. Dr. Johnson went to Queen's University as Canada Research Chair in Health Policy. She is the former site Director of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Queen's Health Services Research Facility, and is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

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SAGE NAKAGAWA

PHD Student

Educational Background: BA Economics/Biology, University of California, Davis; MSc Health Administration, California State University, Long Beach; MBA, Syracuse University
Supervisor: Ana Johnson
Thesis Advisory Committee:  Bradley Stoner, Colleen Davison
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SUNNY CUI

Research Coordinator

As our experienced Research Adviser, Alex Smith is a fundamental part of what makes Johnson Lab such a successful Research Lab. They are truly an invaluable member of our hardworking team.

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MELISSA TUINEMA

PhD in Health Quality Program Student

I am a registered nurse and coroner investigator working for the Ontario Chief Coroner’s Office. My research focuses on exploring end-of-life care of older adult decedents with frailty who have accessed Medical Assistance in Dying.

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TRISTAN DERRY

Master of Science, Epidemiology Program Student

My thesis is on the Gateway CHC drug adherence project. For this project, we will be assessing how an online pharmacy impacts medication adherence and clinical outcomes in people with identified low compliance and comorbid disease. I have also been assisting with the GONA cost-benefit analysis. Some of my hobbies include volleyball, tennis, and cooking. 

  

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SOFIA DELL

Undergraduate Life Sciences Student

I am working in Dr. Johnston’s lab and I take interest in public health sciences because of its diversity and applicability to day to day life. In my free time I like to listen to music, play with my dog, and explore new recipes.

  

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CADENCE OSWALD-SMITH

Undergraduate Life Sciences Student

I have a passion for public health and hope to pursue a career in health policy and administration. I am currently assisting Dr. Johnson’s lab with the Health Links project. In my free time in enjoy baking and going on walks.

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HANNAH MCGREGOR

Undergraduate Life Science Student

I am currently assisting in Dr. Johnson's lab with various projects. My research interests included public health, economics, as well as resource allocation. Some of my hobbies include reading, listening to music, and baking.