Mary-Ann MacSwain

Research and Project Manager

MSc (in progress), BA (Honours).

Mary-Ann is the Research and Project Manager for the centre and has been with the team since 2016. She is currently completing her Master of Science in Epidemiology (University of Prince Edward Island) and has completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honours (University of Prince Edward Island).

Before joining the centre in 2016 as a Data Analyst, Mary-Ann worked in the PEI Chief Public Health Office (Department of Health and Wellness) as a Chronic Disease Epidemiologist and worked as a Health Information Specialist in the Health Information Unit of Health PEI.

She brings more than ten years of experience working in health research and is responsible for statistical analysis, data management, research design, and overall execution of CHCR projects.


Recent Peer-Reviewed Works

  • MacSwain, M., Arsenault, H., Kydd, R., & Krause, J. (2018).  Examining the drivers of high cost healthcare use in PEI.  Presented at the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Montreal, QC, May 29-31, 2018.  
  • MacSwain, M., Arsenault, H., Kydd, R., & Krause, J. (2018).  Understanding the experiences of high-resource healthcare patients in PEI: an emergent mixed methods study.  Presented at the 24th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Halifax, NS, October 27-29, 2018.  
  • MacSwain, M., Arsenault, H., Kydd, R., & Krause, J. (2018).  Understanding the experiences of high-resource healthcare patients in PEI: an emergent mixed methods study.  Presented at the SPOR Summit, Ottawa, ON, November 13-15, 2018.  
  • MacSwain, M., Patterson, M., Kephart, G. & Krause, J. (2017).  Examining the drivers of high cost healthcare usage in Prince Edward Island.  Presented at the Canadian Association for Health Services Policy Research Conference, Toronto, ON, May 24-26, 2017.
  • McClure, C., MacSwain, M., Morrison, H. & Sanford, C.J. (2015),  Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in boys and girls in a school-based vaccine delivery program in Prince Edward Island, Canada.  Vaccine, 31(15).
  • Farrell MacDonald, S., MacSwain, M., Cheverie, M., Tiesmaki, M., & Fischer, B. (2014).  Impact of methadone maintenance treatment on women offenders’ post-release recidivism.  European Addiction Research, 20(4), 192-199.

Reports

  • MacSwain, M., Patterson, M., Kephart, G. & Krause, J. (2016).  Examining the drivers of high cost healthcare usage in Prince Edward Island.  Charlottetown, PE: Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit.
  • Bradley, J., Cheverie, C., Gaudreau, K., MacSwain, M., McClure, C., Morrison, H. et al. (2016).  Health for All Islanders: Promote, Prevent, Protect: PEI Chief Public Health Officer’s Report 2016.  Charlottetown, PE: Document Publishing Centre, Province of PEI.
  • Cheverie, C., Gaudreau, K., Jelley, J., MacSwain, M., McBurney, S., McClure, C. et al. (2014).  Promote, Prevent, Protect: Prince Edward Island Chief Public Health Officer’s Report and Health Trends 2014.  Charlottetown, PE: Document Publishing Centre, Province of PEI.
  • MacSwain, M., Cheverie, M., Farrell MacDonald, S. & Johnson, S. (2014). Characteristics of women participants in the methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program. Ottawa, ON: Correctional Service Canada.  Available at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/research/005008-0307-eng.shtml
  • MacSwain, M., Cheverie, M., Farrell MacDonald, S. & Johnson, S. (2014). Post release outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment program participants: A comparative study. Ottawa, ON: Correctional Service Canada.  Available at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/research/005008-0322-eng.shtml
  • MacSwain, M., Farrell MacDonald, S., Cheverie, M. & Fischer, B. (2014).  Assessing the impact of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) on post-release recidivism among male federal correctional inmates in Canada.  Criminal Justice and Behaviour 41(3), 380-394.  Available at http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/41/3/380.abstract