Aleck  Ostry

Aleck Ostry


Dr. Ostry is currently Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Victoria. He holds a Canada Research Chair in the Social Determinants of Community Health and is also a Senior Scholar with the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research in British Columbia. He has an MSc. in Health Service Planning, an MA in history (specializing in the history of public health), and a PhD. in epidemiology. He conducts an extensive program on the social determinants of health with a focus on rural health, food security and nutrition policy.

Articles contributed to by this person

Editorial 15 July 2009

The impact of recession on the health of rural citizens in British Columbia, Canada

Original Research 23 December 2009

The mortality gap between urban and rural Canadians: a gendered analysis

Review Article 16 October 2010

Work disability prevention in rural healthcare workers

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