Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Chris Mackie

MHSc (UBC), MD (Manitoba), BSc (Winnipeg)

Assistant Professor (Part-time), Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact





Academic Interests

Dr. Chris Mackie is the Associate Medical Officer of Health at Public Health Services in Hamilton.  He is on the Board of Canadian Doctors for Medicare, and has also been a Board member and chair of General Council for the Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario.  He has worked in community development in the impoverished North End of Winnipeg, and as a family doctor in homeless shelters in Hamilton.  His research interests include public policy, immunization, early childhood development, and wait times.

Selected Publications

  1. Graham R, Mackie C, Sibbald SL. An exploration of core values and values congruence in local public health. Front Public Health Serv Sys Res 2016;5(1):34–40
  2. Graham R, Mackie C. Criteria-based resource allocation: A tool to improve public health impact. J Public Health Management Practice 2015;August.
  3. Deeks SL, Lim GH, Simpson MA, Rosella L, Mackie CO, Achonu C, and Crowcroft NS. Estimating background rates of Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Ontario in order to respond to safety concerns during pandemic H1N1/09 immunization campaign. BMC Public Health 2011;11:329-37
  4. Weir E, Schabas R, Wilson K, Mackie C. A Canadian Framework for Applying the Precautionary Principle to Public Health Issues. Can J Public Health 2010;101(5):396-98
  5. Mackie CO, Buxton JA, Tadwalkar S. Hepatitis B surveillance requires careful interpretation; underreporting in infancy misses key cases. eCMAJ. e-letter published May 19 2009
  6. Mackie CO, Buxton JA, Tadwalkar S, Patrick DM. Hepatitis B immunization strategies: timing is everything. CMAJ. 2009;180:196-202