Lawrence Nestman

Lawrence Nestman
HS ’61
2009 Alumni of Distinction Award Recipient

Over the past 15 years, Mr. Nestman has been actively involved as a Temporary Advisor and Consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) providing consultation for health-care reform in Western Europe.

Mr. Nestman has also published widely on the topics of health policy, priority-setting, financial management and health services administration. He is the recipient of the Commemorative Medal from the Governor General of Canada, and has two awards named in his honour at Dalhousie University, where he was the founding director of the School of Health Services Administration – the first school of its kind in Atlantic Canada. The School of Health Services Administration has had a major impact in the development of the profession of health services administration across the country.