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David Rudoler

Associate Professor

Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact information

Shawenjigewining Hall - Room SHA 446
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5

905.721.8668 ext. 3816

Research topics

  • health services research
  • health policy
  • health economics
  • econometrics
  • primary care
  • mental health and addictions
  • data science

Research and expertise

  • Background and interests

    Dr. David Rudoler in an applied health services researcher with expertise in health policy, health economics, econometrics, health economic evaluation, administrative data analysis, mixed methods and health policy analysis.

    His current program of research focuses on:

    • Health human resources, including the supply of community-based primary and mental-health and addiction services.
    • The impact of incentives on provider behaviour.
    • Access to care for persons with severe mental illness.
    • The impacts of pharmacotherapy.
    • The evaluation of community-based interventions for persons with mental illness.
  • Education
    • PhD: University of Toronto
    • Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law: York University
  • Courses taught
    • HLSC 3631 – Health Policy and Process
    • HLSC 4996/4997 – Research Applications
    • HLSC 5111 – Public Policy and Health Promotion
  • Publications

    For a comprehensive list of publications, visit PubMed and/or Google Scholar.


  • Research collaborators
  • Grants
    • CIHR: Project Grant. Rudoler D (Co-PI), Allin S, Grudniewicz A, Martin E, Strumpf E. Primary care reform and medication appropriateness for seniors: A comparative study of two provinces 2018 to 2021, $501,075
    • CIHR: Project Grant. Lavergne MR., Goldsmith LJ, Grudniewicz A, Marshall EG, Rudoler D (Co-PI). Practice patterns among early-career primary care physicians and workforce planning implications: a mixed-methods study. 2018 to 2022, $1.24 million