Jennifer Zwicker

Assistant Professor, Director of Health Policy, CRC in Disability Policy

Faculty of Kinesiology

Contact information


Office: 403.210.9224

Research and teaching

Injury Prevention, Sport Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Disability Policy for Children & Youth

Research interests

Dr. Zwicker’s recent research utilizes economic evaluation and policy analysis to assess interventions and inform policy around allocation of funding, services and supports for children and youth with developmental disabilities and their families. This work is supported by the Kids Brain Health Network, the Sinneave Family Foundation, SSHRC, PolicyWise and the CIHR funded Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research network on childhood disability called CHILD-BRIGHT.


Dr. Jennifer Zwicker, PhD, MPP, is the director of health policy at the School of Public Policy, assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, and member of the Owerko Center in the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute and the O'Brien Institute for Public Health. Zwicker also holds a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 in Disability Policy for Children and Youth. Zwicker has broad interests in the impact of health and social policy on health outcomes. 

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