Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Professor Adalsteinn “Steini” Brown was appointed Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) beginning July 2018 after serving as Interim Dean. He previously served as Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (IHPME) at the DLSPH and in the Faculty of Medicine. He currently serves on the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, a group of scientific experts and health system leaders who evaluate and report on emerging evidence relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Brown’s research interests relate to performance measurement in health systems and the use of evidence and data in public policy. He has published numerous articles on evidence-informed policy making, health care quality improvement, and health systems strategy. He has worked closely with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) and other government and international agencies, and has served as Assistant Deputy Minister in MOHLTC and Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Research and Innovation.
Professor Brown received his DPhil from the University of Oxford and graduated magna cum laude with an AB from Harvard University.