Lilian Chan

Lilian Chan

Professor
  • Accounting and Financial Management Services
Area Chair of Accounting & Financial Management Services
Available to Supervise
  • Faculty
Designations:
  • Director, Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy Program
  • Acting Area Chair, Accounting Financial and Management Services
  • Tags:
  • phd
  • ug

Contact Information

Email: ylchan@mcmaster.ca
Office: DSB-325
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 23974

Professor Chan specializes in cost and management accounting. Her research focuses on hospital costing and the application of new management tools in hospitals. She has also conducted research on the performance measurement system and implementation of balanced scorecard in municipal governments. She teaches courses in managerial accounting and controllership.

Curriculum vitae

  • Ph.D., Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia,U.S.A.
  • FCMA (Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada) as of October 2005
  • CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant)
  • B.B.A., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Chan’s research on the costing and implementation of new management tools in hospitals have been published in journals such as Healthcare Management Review, Hospital and Health Services Administration and Advances in Management Accounting. She is a member of the Ontario Case Costing Project and has served on the Data Reliability and Validity Subcommittee as well as the Case Weight Working Group. She is a member of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association and the American Accounting Association.