Dr. Andrea Chaplin
Public Health Ontario
Dr. Andrea Chaplin (née Chambers) is an evaluation specialist in the Department of Infection Prevention and Control at Public Health Ontario. Her work is focused on the development, implementation and evaluation of provincial-level interventions drawing on best practices and novel approaches in behavioural sciences, implementation science and program development.
Chaplin previously worked at the Institute for Work & Health, where she completed her doctoral training. Her work focused on examining the impact and implementation of system-level interventions that serve to improve health and safety outcomes for health-care workers in Ontario. As a post-doctoral fellow, she worked closely with Parachute, a national charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries across Canada, to develop a model to guide evidence-informed decision-making in the field of injury prevention.
Chaplin is a mixed-methods researcher with interests in program evaluation, advancing the application of implementation science approaches in public health, and implementation research. She earned her PhD in public health from the University of Toronto, with a specialization in health and behavioural sciences. She received her MSc in epidemiology from the University of Ottawa.