Dr. Gregory Marchildon

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External Research Associate Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Key Interests: comparative health systems, health reform, health financing, and Canadian Medicare.

Dr. Gregory P. Marchildon, PhD., is a Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Economic History at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, a provincial school with campuses at both the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan. He is also a Fellow at the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, and a member of the editorial board of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

Dr. Marchildon was Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs in the Saskatchewan government in 1994 and Cabinet Secretary and Deputy Minister to the Premier in 1996. In 2001, he became the Executive Director of the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada, a federal royal commission examining the future of public healthcare in Canada. He was also the lead drafter on the Romanow Commission’s final report Building on Values released in November 2002.

Dr. Marchildon has written extensively on health systems, health policy , public administration and Canadian history. He is the author of Health Systems in Transition: Canada, co-published by the WHO on behalf on the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and the University of Toronto Press in 2006. He is also the co-editor of three volumes published by the University of Toronto Press in 2004: The Fiscal Sustainability of Health Care in Canada; The Governance of Health Care in Canada; and Changing Health Care in Canada. His research interests include comparative health systems, health reform, health financing and Canadian Medicare.

Greg.Marchildon@URegina.ca