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Dr. Tom McIntosh PhD Researcher & Associate Director, Political Science (University of Regina)

Dr. McIntosh joined SPHERU in 2002 and brings expertise in public policy, public health and health care as well as federalism, intergovernmental politics and knowledge transfer and exchange. He served as Co-Director of the unit from 2013 until 2022 and is also a Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of Regina. He has worked for local, provincial and the Canadian federal governments, including as Research Coordinator for [Romanow] Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada from 2001 to 2002. In addition to publishing nine books, his work has appeared in the Canadian Public Administration, the Canadian Political Science Review, Critical Public Health, The Lancet, the Journal of Health Policy, Politics and the Law, Healthcare Papers, the Canadian Journal of Public Health and the Canadian Journal of Aging. He is currently part of the Dementia Supports in Rural Saskatchewan, The Current State of Rural Health Care in Saskatchewan, and Addressing the Wider Health Impacts of COVID-19 research teams at SPHERU.

Research Area(s)

  • Health and health human resources
  • Health policy reform
  • Health governance