GENERAL INFORMATION

HEALTH RESEARCH UNIT

Members
W. Bavington, M.D., M.P.H., FRCP(C), (Community Health)
S.K. Buehler, Ph.D., (Epidemiology)
V. Gadag, Ph.D., (Biostatistics)
M. Murray, Ph.D.,(Psychology)
J. Segovia, M.D., M.P.H., (Health Services Research)
R. West, Ph.D., (Epidemiology)

Associate Member
S.M. Lefort, Ph.D., RN, (Nursing)

Research Support
A. Edwards, M.Sc., Medical Researcher
L.L. Longerich, M.S., Medical Researcher and Manager
E.A. Ryan, M.Sc., Research Assistant

The Health Research Unit was established in 1991 as a unit of the Faculty of Medicine within the Division of Community Health. It makes available the professional skills, expertise and information resources of the Division to other faculty, government departments, non-government agencies and organizations and the community.

The purpose of the Health Research Unit is to improve the health of the Newfoundland community-at-large through research focussed on the prevention of disease and the protection and promotion of health.

Research Themes
Measurement of health status in community/workforce populations
Assessment of the health care system
Development and management of health information systems
Design and analysis of health surveys and audits
Evaluation of health and social programmes


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