Joseph Carson



Joseph Carson is a quality improvement consultant at Western University. Since 2015, he has led process improvement studies at the Schulich School of Medicine and London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). Joseph’s work focusses on patient transitions, staff communication, and infection control. He has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and presented at academic conferences in Canada and the United States.

Joseph became interested in quality improvement as a research assistant at the University of Toronto, centralizing participant recruitment for spinal cord injury studies. Afterwards, he managed information technology projects for health organizations across Ontario. As a graduate student, Joseph created the London Transfer Project, improving information exchange between hospitals and long-term care homes in the London-Middlesex region.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University, and a Master of Science in quality improvement and patient safety from the University of Toronto, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME). He has also completed a fellowship in systems leadership and innovation at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Joseph has received the Harry and Rose Perlstein Award at IHPME and the Diane Y. Stewart Award at LHSC.