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Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada - Paul Glover

Paul GloverPaul Glover was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Health effective July 8, 2013.

Prior to his appointment as Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada, Mr. Glover was Assistant Deputy Minister of the Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB). HPFB takes an integrated approach to managing the health-related risks and benefits of health products and food through the regulatory system.

Paul was the ADM of the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch at Health Canada from September 2008 to January 2011. Previous to that, he was in the Privy Council Office's Operations Branch, where he worked on a wide range of social policy issues. He began his career at Health Canada in 1986, in the informatics area. Paul then moved on to health systems management and assumed progressively more responsible jobs, eventually leading, as Director General, a number of business units, including First Nations and Inuit Health Programs, the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program, and the Safe Environments Program.

Over the years Paul has served on numerous governing bodies, including the Board of Directors of the Queensway Carleton Hospital, the Advisory Board for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Queen's University Board of Directors for the Centre for Water and the Environment. He has been a member of the National Academies of Science in the U.S.A. and the International Joint Commission.

Paul earned his Master in Business Administration from Queen's University.