Dr. Christopher McLeod is an Assistant Professor in the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), an associate scientist at the Institute for Work and Health and a Global Scholar Alumni with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He has a PhD in population and public health (UBC), a Master’s in economics (McMaster) and undergraduate degrees in economics and psychology (Victoria).
Dr. McLeod is the co-research lead of the Partnership for Work, Health and Safety at SPPH. His 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. Dr. McLeod is also a content data expert for Population Data BC and is actively working on developing and extending the occupational health data available to researchers through Population Data BC. More broadly, his research explores how societal and economic structures across countries affect health and health inequalities over the working life course. This research uses high quality comparable longitudinal data from representative economies to examine the relationship between employment and working conditions and worker health within and across countries.