M. Elizabeth (Beth) Snow

Program Head – Evaluation, PhD, MBA, CE

Dr. Snow’s work focuses on bridging the gap between research and evaluation evidence and health services delivery, with a strong interest in equity. She has conducted evaluations in a range of healthcare settings, including public health, acute care, and long-term care. She co-authored the textbook Nutrition Basics: An Active Approach, and led the creation of a model of engaging marginalized populations in health services planning.

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Dr. Beth Snow earned a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry (with a minor in Drama) from McMaster University in 1999, a M.Sc. in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Guelph in 2000, a PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2006, and her MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business in 2014. She also holds a Credentialed Evaluator (CE) designation from the Canadian Evaluation Society, and is Vice President of the Canadian Evaluation Society. Her previous roles include: running a transdisciplinary research training program in gender, mental health, and addictions at the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and five years as the Evaluation Specialist in Public Health at Fraser Health. She teaches at UBC, Simon Fraser University, and the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Additional Affiliations

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
  • Vice President, Canadian Evaluation Society