Professor Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown was appointed Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) beginning July 2018 after serving as Interim Dean. He previously served as Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (IHPME) and the Dalla Lana Chair of Public Health Policy also at the University.
Professor Brown’s research interests relate to performance measurement in health systems and the use of evidence and data in public policy. He has published numerous articles on evidence-informed policy making, health care quality improvement, and health systems strategy. He has worked closely with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) and other government and international agencies and has served as Assistant Deputy Minister in MOHLTC and Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Research and Innovation.
He received his undergraduate degree in government from Harvard University and his doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
The Determinants of Effective Information Sharing in the Health Capital Planning Process