Mary MacLennan

Mary MacLennan

PhD candidate

Department of Social Policy

About me

Research topic:

Public reporting and health system performance

Mary has experience working for governments, academia and international organisations. Most recently, she led research and evaluation work at the Innovation Hub in the Government of Canada's Privy Council Office. She has worked on the World Health Report at the WHO in Geneva; on the Bill and Melinda Gates funded and World Bank published Disease Control Priorities Project; and as a health economist at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) in Dhaka. She has also worked in Senior Consultant capacities for the Australian Department of Health and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Mary is Canadian and completed her MSc degree at the LSE in International Health Policy focusing in Health Economics, and her BA&Sc from McGill University double majoring in Economics and Biomedical Sciences.

Research interests:
Health economics, health system performance, equity, behavioural economics

Supervisors: Professor Alistair McGuire, Dr Irene Papanicolas

Expertise Details

Health economics; health system performance; equity; behavioural economics