Announcement: Dr. Amardeep Thind has been re-appointed as Director, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Amardeep Thind has been re-appointed as Director, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2024.

Dr. Thind completed his medical degree, internship and his residency training in Otorhinolaryngology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He completed his PhD in Health Services Research at the Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles.

In 2005, Dr. Thind joined the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry as an Assistant Professor. He was appointed as an Associate Professor in 2007. Dr. Thind served as Acting Chair of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in 2009. In 2010, he was the Acting Graduate Chair in the Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Thind’s research interests focus on access to care for vulnerable populations, and program evaluation. He has examined barriers to care for women and children, systems issues, and the economic implications of systems change. Dr. Thind was the holder of the Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research for 2008-2018.He is the lead author on a chapter on cost-effectiveness of pre-hospital and emergency care, which is forthcoming in the third edition of the Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries (DCP-3). Dr. Thind has recently assisted the United Kingdom’s government’s Department for International Development in completing a client satisfaction survey in Somalia for their Health Consortium Somalia project.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Thind on his re-appointment.

Acting Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor & EPiCOR Research Chair
Western University