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Marcela Vélez

PhD Student and Research Assistant

Marcela is a PhD student in the Health Policy PhD program at McMaster University, and is supervised by Mike Wilson. Marcela is a research assistant at the McMaster Health Forum’s Health Impact Lab working on a critical interpretive synthesis about processes, contexts and rationales for disinvestment. Over the last six years, Marcela has worked as a professor and researcher at the University of Antioquia (Colombia), where her main interests were in clinical research, measurement scales, clinical guidelines development and implementation. Marcela’s doctoral thesis will examine the role of values in decision-making about health system financing in Colombia. She holds both and an MD and M.Sc.

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McMaster Health Forum’s Impact Lab
1280 Main St West, CRL-209
Hamilton, ON Canada  L8S 4K1