Mary E. Wiktorowicz
Mary Wiktorowicz is Professor of Global Health Governance, Associate Director of the Dahdaleh Institute and member of the WHO Collaborating Centre on the Global Governance of Antimicrobial resistance (AMR). She adopts a comparative lens to study the global governance of AMR with a focus on identifying strategies to improve governance of antimicrobial stewardship. As a member of the Global One Health Network (global1HN.ca) she further assesses the global governance of deep pandemic prevention through approaches that support the prevention of zoonotic emergence including regulation of wildlife trade.
Her research assesses the governance frameworks underlying global programs of financial aid that support women's and children's health in Sub-Saharan Africa and India.
She develops frameworks to enhance our understanding of the transnational governance guiding global standards for pharmaceutical safety and efficacy, tracing parallels in the International Council on Harmonization (ICH) and member jurisdiction governance frameworks to clarify their distinctive approaches and dissonance in post-market regulatory policy.
She assessed the evolution of mental health policy in Canada through prevailing institutional logics; and the governance models ten local health networks used to coordinate mental healthcare.
She advises government policy including Canadian Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, Health Canada, Ontario Local Health Integration Collaborative on Mental Health, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and Nova Scotia Department of Health as a CIHR Best Brain.
She supported the launch of the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research as Associate Dean, and the Global Health BA and BSc Honours Programs. As Chair, she led the School of Health Policy and Management in development of the PhD Program in Health, Health Policy and Equity and chairs the committee developing the PhD in Global Health.
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