Norm Archer

Professor Emeritus/Special Advisor
Information Systems
Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in eHealth Program
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4

905-525-9140, x23944 Available to supervise

Dr. Archer and his students carry out research on electronic health applications and systems; electronic business; identity theft; supply chain management; project management; change management in eGovernment; and mobile commerce.  He has a major responsibility in the collaborative MSc eHealth program that is a joint undertaking by the DeGroote School of Business, Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Computing and Software Department. He teaches courses in electronic health and information systems.


  • Ph.D., Physics, McMaster University
  • M.S., Operations Research, New York University
  • B.Sc., Engineering Physics, University of Alberta

Professional Activities

Dr. Archer has published in a number of journals, including the International Journal of Medical Information, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, and Journal of Operations Management.  He has consulted on issues related to computer system and software selection, and project management. He is a member of the Canadian Information Processing Society, COACH, Association for Computing Machinery, Association for Information Systems, and the Project Management Institute.

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