PhD, DSc(UNSW), FCHSE, FASSA
Adjunct Professor, ACERH (UQ)
Dr Stephen Duckett is a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. In 2009-10 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Health Services, Canada's largest provider of health care. Immediately prior to taking up this appointment he was head of the Reform Team for Queensland Health. He was Secretary of the Australian Health Department from 1994 - 1996 and has held leadership positions in the Victorian Health Department, at La Trobe University and as Chair of the Boards governing The Alfred and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
He was recognised by his peers in 2004 for his academic excellence by election as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and in 2006 by the University of New South Wales by award of a higher doctorate, the Doctor of Science, on the basis of his published works. He is also a Fellow of the Australian College of Health Services Executives and of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.