Dr. Chris McLeod
University of British Columbia
Dr. Chris McLeod is co-director of the Partnership for Work, Health and Safety at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, where he is also an associate professor.
McLeod holds a PhD in population and public health from UBC and a master's in economics from McMaster University. He is the recipient of a five-year (2013-2018) Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Award and of a five-year (2016-2021) Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award. He was a member of the Institute for Work & Health's scientific staff until March 2021.
McLeod’s research focuses on the program and policy evaluation of occupational health policies and practices, and on the causes and consequences of work-related injury and disease. He is also a content data expert for Population Data BC, working on developing and extending the occupational health data available to researchers through Population Data BC.