Dr. Moriah Ellen, MBA, Ph.D., is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Systems Management at Ben Gurion University, Assistant Professor (Status) at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and Investigator at McMaster University in Canada. Moriah’s primary research interests are knowledge translation, health policy and systems, aging and health, and addressing waste and the use of unnecessary services within health care. Dr. Ellen has consulted both nationally (i.e. the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care), and internationally (i.e. the World Health Organization).
Dr. Ellen holds an MBA in health services management and marketing and a PhD from the University of Toronto from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. During her time as a Doctoral Student, Moriah received a Doctoral Research Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Ted Goldberg Award for Academic Excellence in Health Services Research. Moriah also completed a post-doctorate at McMaster University in the area of health policy. She has delivered several presentations, published in academic journals and co-authored on book chapters related to knowledge translation and health policy.