Dr. Craig Kuziemsky
Dr. Craig Kuziemsky was appointed Associate Vice-President, Research, at MacEwan University on September 1, 2019. Dr. Kuziemsky also holds the rank of professor in the School of Business. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science and a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction. He received his doctoral degree in Health Information Science from the University of Victoria in 2006.
Prior to joining MacEwan, Craig was a full professor and University Research Chair in Healthcare Innovation in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. He also served as director of the M.Sc. in Health Systems program (2010-16) and the Master of Health Administration Program (2017-19). Craig was also awarded the University of Ottawa 2013 Young Researcher of the Year Award in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Craig’s research has developed innovative approaches to model collaborative health care delivery to support the design of information and communication technology (ICT) to support different contexts of collaboration. His studies of collaboration have used approaches such as complexity theory to understand the nature of collaborative interactions in different healthcare settings such as clinical health care and public health for disaster management.
In his role as Associate Vice-President Research, Craig provides leadership in developing and nurturing the research enterprise at MacEwan. Internally, he is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Office of Research Services and its responsibilities, including developing and interpreting research policy and protocols, grant administration, facilitating collaboration across MacEwan’s various faculties and promoting MacEwan’s research excellence and impact. Externally, Craig engages with the community, industry partners, different levels of government, granting councils and other research institutions and universities to create a dynamic research atmosphere for MacEwan’s faculty, staff and students. Craig also provides executive leadership for MacEwan International and Career Development and Experiential Learning.