David Zitner

Dr. David Zitner, a retired family physician, was a Professor in the Dalhousie University Faculties of Medicine and Computer Science and the founding director of the graduate program in Health Informatics. 

He has contributed to the boards and advisory committees of a diverse group of Canadian health organizations including the economics committee of the Canadian Medical Association, the physician advisory committee to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, and the board of Accreditation Canada. He has chaired the quality, utilization and other committees of the Halifax Infirmary, a major Canadian teaching hospital.  He has published in peer reviewed medical journals and was co-Author of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Fisher prize winning papers “Operating in the Dark” and “Public Health: State Secret.