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Mike Paulden, PhD, MSc, MA (Cantab)

Assistant Professor

Public Health, School of University of Alberta


Dr. Paulden am a health economist with an interest in health technology assessment. My research is focused upon developing appropriate methods for the economic evaluation of health technologies. He hold an MA in economics conferred by the University of Cambridge, an MSc in health economics from the University of York and a PhD in medicine from the University of Alberta. 

Prior to joining the School of Public Health, Dr. Paulden was a senior research associate within Christopher McCabe's health economics research group at the University of Alberta. He has also previously held research positions within the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative at the University of Toronto, and the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. His research interests are described in more detail under the Scholarly Activities tab above.

Dean Regier, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Britsh Columbia

Scientist, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer


Dr. Dean Regier is a Scientist within Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer and the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC), and an Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia. Dr. Regier’s research focuses on improving methods to enumerate preference-based utility, with applications to genetic and genomic technologies and the ‘value of genomic knowledge’ i.e. how genes play a role in our personal lives and how publics value and trade between benefits and risks when making decisions to undergo genomic testing. He incorporates this person-centred evidence into economic models that answer questions of value for money.