Clayon Hamilton

Dialogue and Civic Engagement

Clayon Hamilton is passionate about engaging with the public, and especially with his patients and their families, in shaping the systems and services that affect them. He is trained as a health services and policy researcher, having obtained a PhD in health and rehabilitation science with a focus on measurement and methods from Western University. His more recent research has contributed evidence-based tools that have advanced how organizations can evaluate public engagement projects. 

His scientific publication on themes for evaluating public engagement in healthcare system decision-making won a 2022 International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Canada Core Values Award in the Research Project of the Year category. The award recognizes the value of his work in empowering communities to evaluate public engagement projects.

Clayon currently leads knowledge exchange at the BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services. He is also an adjunct professor both in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University.

Upcoming courses taught by Clayon Hamilton

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Start DateFri, Dec 9, 2022
Area of StudyDialogue and Civic Engagement