Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences

The Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS) is a group of experienced health outcomes researchers based at St. Paul’s Hospital. Our investigators evaluate the effectiveness of health interventions in populations to understand how to improve health and transform health systems for the future.

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Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Anis, Aslam Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) cost effectiveness of AIDS treatments; drug assessments – pharmacoeconomics; health care economics; health regulations, Health economics, rhematoid arthritis, biologic therapies
Ayas, Najib Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Public health and afety consequences of sleep apnea and sleep deprivation
Bansback, Nick Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) inform policies and practices in health through the application of
Conklin, Annalijn Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Chronic Diseases in Elderly, Gender Epidemiology, Health Policies, Professional Practices, Obesity, Social Determinants of Dietary and Metabolic Disorders, Community Health / Public Health, healthy ageing, social nutritional epidemiology, obesity & CVD risk factors, food and nutrition policy, Indigenous health, gender and health equity, healthcare quality improvement, disease management evaluation
Cundiff, Geoffrey Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, urogynaecology, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunction, obstetrical injury, quality assurance, Epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders, to anatomy, to education, to the prevention of maternal obstetrical trauma
Gadermann, Anne Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Social determinants of health; Housing and homelessness; Quality of
Geller, Josie Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Eating Disorders
Geoffrion, Roxana Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) patient education, surgical outcomes after various pelvic reconstructive surgeries and surgical skill development through simulation and standardized training; pelvic floor reconstruction procedures such as vaginal prolapse or urinary incontinence surgery
Gill, Jagbir Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Kidney transplantation; Organ donation; Clinical epidemiology
Gill, John Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical outcomes in kidney transplant patients; Access to kidney transplantation; Living donor transplantation; Cardiovascular risk in transplant patients
Harrison, Mark Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) measurement and valuation of health, health technology and policy assessment, and preferences for healthcare interventions; evaluation/re-evaluation of the type of health care that is provided, the point in the treatment pathway, and the way in which it is delivered
Khan, Nadia Ahmed Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Ethnic and gender differences in chronic disease incidence and outcomes; Chronic disease prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and cardiovascular disease; Hypertension outcomes research
Koehoorn, Mieke Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Occupational health, injury, compensation policies, Worksafe BC, Gender Work and Health
Levin, Adeera Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Hypertension/Renal Transplantation; Medical Education; Outcome/Evaluation Method Applied to Renal Patients
Li, Linda Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Care and Services, Health Care Technologies, Patient help-seeking experiences, Shared decision-making, Patient self-management, E-health, Rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions in arthritis management, Health services research, Patient Engagement, Knowledge translation, Implementation Science, digital media
Lynd, Larry Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) health economics, orphan drugs, pharmaceutical policy, respiratory medicine, epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, rare diseases
McCracken, Rita Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Audit and feedback to improve primary care prescribing, Health human resources, Polypharmacy and deprescribing, Frailty, aging, Patient-oriented research outcomes, Primary care research, Health services evaluation
Oviedo-Joekes, Eugenia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) public health and substance use, with a focus on testing alternative approaches to expand and diversify the treatments offered; treatment needs of patients
Palepu, Anita Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Homelessness and Homeless People, homeless, Addiction, housing, Epidemiology, health care utilization, safe medication prescribing
Schechter, Martin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) HIV/AIDS
Schuetz, Christian Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Social and Cultural Psychiatry, Psychology - Biological Aspects, Addiction, Cognitive Control, Treatment
Singer, Joel Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical trial methodology and clinical trials in HIV/AIDS
Spittal, Patricia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Indigenous/Aboriginal Health, HIV work in Uganda,
Sutherland, Jason Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health care funding, patient outcomes, Development of methods for monitoring and evaluating health system performance, Measuring burden of illness, Exploring causes and consequences of variations in health system utilization and funding
Wong, Hubert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Statistics and Probabilities, Biostatistical methods