Founded in 1987, CHEPA is a world-renowned interdisciplinary health research centre that fosters excellence in policy-relevant research, education and service to inform fair and sustainable health and social systems. Scroll down to learn more.
Informing Canada's health and social systems
CHEPA researchers have helped shape Canada’s health and social systems for more than 30 years. Our members produce an average of 110 publications per year, including books, peer-reviewed articles, editorials and government reports.
Collaborative, hands-on education
CHEPA provides a vibrant training environment for Canada's future research and policy leaders. Faculty members contribute to more than a dozen educational programs throughout McMaster, offering diverse opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience.