Faculty & Staff


Dr. Marc-André Gagnon

Dr. Marc-André Gagnon is as an Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, in Ottawa, Ontario. Dr. Gagnon holds a PhD in Political Science from York University, a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Economics from Université Paris-I Sorbonne and École Normale Supérieure de Fontenay/St-Cloud, and a Master’s degree in Political Science from Université du Québec à Montréal. His research focus is in the political economy of the health and pharmaceutical industries; specifically, the ways in which corporations influence medical practice, business models, innovation policies, and drug and health insurance regimes.


Dr. Katherine Fierlbeck

Dr. Katherine Fierlbeck is a Professor at the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Fierlbeck earned her PhD from Cambridge University, and her Master’s degree from York University. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Healthy Populations Institute, and is also the Director of the Jean Monnet Network on Health Policy and Law. Her research focus is primarily on health policy and politics, the federalism of health care, and transparency in the healthcare system


Dr. Tom Jefferson

Dr. Tom Jefferson is a physician, researcher, and advocate for clinical trial data transparency. Dr. Jefferson is also a Senior Associate Tutor at the University of Oxford, in Oxford, England. He works for the Cochrane Collaboration, and is currently evaluating the regulatory evidence surrounding the HPV vaccine. Dr. Jefferson is known to be the first author of a Cochrane review that is based solely on unpublished regulatory data.

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Roslyn Neals

Roslyn Neals is a current student in the Master of Public Policy and Administration program at Carleton University, in Ottawa, Ontario. Roslyn earned her BAH in Health Studies and her Certificate in Business from Queen’s University. Upon receiving her Master’s degree, she aspires to pursue a career in the field of health policy and administration. She is the Project and Research Administration for the Summer School, and is the primary contact for any related inquiries.