Dr. Michael Hillmer, Executive Director, Information Management, Data and Analytics, MOHLTC
Overview of Government Decision-Making and the Use of Evidence Informed Policy
Dr. Michael Hillmer has been part of the Ontario Public Service since 2007. In his current role, he is responsible for ensuring the data and analytic needs of the health system are met while maintaining a robust privacy framework. Ultimately, his portfolio is responsible for delivering insights into the hands of decision makers.
In previous roles, Michael was the Director of Research, Analysis and Evaluation Branch, within the Strategic Policy and Planning Division, where he sought to ensure that ministry decision-making is informed by the best available evidence. Prior to that, Michael worked for the Health Council of Canada and in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Hillmer’s academic background includes graduate degrees from the University of Toronto, and a BSc from Carleton University. He is appointed as an Assistant Professor at IHPME, where he focuses on knowledge translation.
Lunch will be served!