Senior Scientist and Scientific Lead of Health Economics, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Dr. Kednapa Thavorn is a Senior Scientist and a Scientific Lead of Health Economics at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She is also an Assistant Professor with the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, an Adjunct Scientist at ICES (full status), and a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. She holds a PhD in Health Services Research from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto. She completed post-doctoral fellowship programs in Applied Pharmacoeconomics from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, and Health Services Research from the IHPME, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on health economics, health technology assessment, pharmacoepidemiology, health equity, care for people with complex needs, and population health. As a health economist, she has collaborated with patient partners, clinicians, researchers, and policymakers in Canada and other countries on various health services research and health technology assessment projects.