Maureen Elizabeth Canavan PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health


  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  • M.P.H., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 2005
  • Ph.D., Yale University Graduate School, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Canavan ME, Carlson MDA, Sipsma HL, and Bradley EH. (2012) Hospice for Nursing Homes: Does Ownership Type Matter? Journal of Palliative Medicine. (in press)
  • Canavan ME, Sipsma HL, Adhvaryu A, Ofori-Atta A, Jack H, Udry C, Osei-Akoto I, and Bradley EH. Psychological distress in Ghana: associations with employment and lost productivity. International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 2013; 7:9.
  • Sipsma HL, Ofori-Atta A, Canavan ME, Osei-Akoto I, Udry C, and Bradley EH. Poor Mental Health in Ghana: Who is at Risk? BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:288


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