Author: Neil Seeman



Neil Seeman, JD, MPH, is Director of the Health Strategy Innovation Cell. He has authored over 800 essays, editorials, and journal articles. Neil is the co-author of three books, including Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care, Psyche in the Lab, and Psychosis: Discovery of the Antipsychotic Receptor. He has just completed a book on patient-led obesity policy to be published by the Centre for Public Management at the University of Toronto. He has been a Research Associate for the Hospital Report Research Collaborative at the University of Toronto Medical Faculty, a Research Fellow for The Fraser Institute, a lawyer for non-profits, an advisor to global Web-based health technology companies, and a Research lead in ‘health 2.0′ at IBM. He also teaches health law and governance at Ryerson University. In collaboration with The Change Foundation, Neil is Primary Investigator of the Social Media for Quality Improvement Project. He is also part of a new collaborative research team studying patient engagement practices in Canada and around the world. Neil holds degrees from Queen’s University (BA), the University of Toronto (JD) and Harvard University (MPH). Neil is a member of the Patients’ Association of Canada.