Mohammad Hajizadeh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Queensland and has held postdoctoral positions at McGill and Western universities. Prior to commencing his PhD studies, Mohammad worked as a lecturer at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences for more than three years. A health economist by training, his primary research interests are analyzing equity of health care financing and utilization, measuring inequality in health, and evaluating health policies. His other research interests include health services research, global health and economic analysis of chronic diseases.