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Robert Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Deputy Director, Director of Evaluation and Monitoring and Principal Investigator at the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit and Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Schwartz is Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation and Principal Investigator of the CIHR Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy.   At OTRU, Dr. Schwartz directs a comprehensive evaluation and monitoring program which includes surveillance, monitoring, evaluation, performance measurement and evaluation support and quality assurance. His research interests include (1) Accountability, Managerial Values and Crisis, (2) The Politics and Quality of Evaluation, (3) Performance Measurement and Performance Auditing, (4) Evaluation of Complex Strategy Initiatives, (5) Evaluation of Tobacco Control Programs and Policies, (6) Public Health Policy. He has published widely about accountability, public health policy, policy change, program evaluation and government – third sector relations.

Provincial Government and Public Health Units
Public Health Agency and Public Health Labs

Contact Information:
Robert Schwartz, PhD
Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation
155 College St, Ste 530, Toronto ON M5T 3M7, CANADA
Tel. 416-978-3901, Cell 416-346-4509

Reports and Publications:

Schwartz R, Deber R, Krynen-Hill M and Price A. (Poster) “ Accountability for Public Health Performance:  The State of the Art”. Canadian Public Health Association. Montreal, Quebec. June 19- 21, 2011. (Sub-project - Provincial Government and Public Health Units)

Deber R, Schwartz R, et. al. (2011) Change towards outcome based performance Management: An Expedited Synthesis Final Report. CIHR Expedited Knowledge Synthesis Program, ETP-100086. April.

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