Dr. Ricardo Angeles


Dr. Ricardo Angeles is an Assistant Professor-Part-time and a Research Associate of the Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University. He completed his Masters’ degrees in Public Health and Health Professions Education in the Philippines, and his PhD in Health Research Methodology in McMaster University, Canada. Prior to coming to Canada, he was a trained as a physician, university professor, and public health epidemiologist in the Philippines. He was a former Asst. Dean of a Medical School (Ateneo de Zamboanga University School of Medicine) in the Philippines and had many research leadership roles (Research and Development, Ethics Board) in the city and province where he formerly worked in. His research work included community-based surveys and interventions, health policy analyses, and clinical studies, and  was the head the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit and led many outbreak investigations. In Canada, he is a Co-Principal Investigator for the CHAP-Philippines research, a Co-Investigator with some of the CHAP research projects, and works with the CHAP Team in McMaster University. He is a member of the team that developed the CHAP-EMS intervention which has evolved to different Community Paramedicine research projects. He also mentored residents of the Department of Family Medicine regarding their Quality Assurance projects and also worked as the Quality Coach for Hamilton Central Health Link. His research interest includes evaluating complex community-based interventions, evaluating health promotion interventions in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), and using/developing electronic database to assess, evaluate, and guide research interventions.

Contact Ric: angelern@mcmaster.ca