Les Hagen, MSM

Pronouns: he, him, his;

Contact

School of Public Health
Email
hagen@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 919-5546
Address
3-300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

health advocacy tobacco control public policy primary prevention


About

My interests include public health advocacy, healthy public policy, community mobilization, chronic disease prevention, publicity and public discourse. My areas of expertise include tobacco control, policy development, advocacy, mobilization, government relations and publicity strategies.

The majority of my work is applied directly to the development of healthy public policies and improved health outcomes at community, provincial and national levels. I am a strong proponent of the importance of translating knowledge into action.


Awards

Meritorious Service Medal, Governor General of Canada, 2018

Award of Merit, Canadian Public Health Association, 2009

Barb Tarbox Award, Government of Alberta, 2008


Research

Cancer Risk Assessment in Youth Survey (CRAYS)

Co-investigator

Funded by Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute and Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Teaching

Advocacy for Public Health, SPH 523