Peter Demaio

Peter Demaio

Peter is reading for the MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. His research interests include: Health Policy; Healthy Communities/Public Health; Aging-In-Place; Community Health Services Targeting Older Adults; Indigenous Health and Wellbeing in Canada; Global Health and Comparative Health Policy; and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Peter has two peer-reviewed articles accepted for publication in The Gerontologist and The Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing, respectively.

Peter graduated with a Combined Honours degree in Health Studies and Gerontology from McMaster University, Canada. He also holds a Master of Arts in Health Studies and Gerontology from McMaster. Peter was awarded The R.C. McIvor Medal as the top undergraduate scholar in the Faculty of Social Sciences’ graduating class of 2015. 

Peter has three years of experience working as a Teaching Assistant for six courses at McMaster. He also worked for the McMaster Health Forum for two years. Peter's primary responsibilities while at the Forum involved supporting the Health Systems Evidence (HSE). HSE is the world's most comprehensive, free access point for evidence to support policy makers, stakeholders and researchers interested in how to strengthen or reform health systems or in how to get cost-effective programs, services and drugs to those who need them.