Tania Stafinski, Ph.D.
Tania is Director of the Health Technology and Policy Unit in the School of Public Health, University of Alberta, and teaches a graduate level course in HTA. She was previously a research associate at the Institute of Health Economics and the University of Alberta. She is co-PI for a multi-year health technology assessment grant from Alberta Health, and is co-investigator of the Pharmaceutical Policy Research Collaboration, funded by CIHR and Health Canada. She is also associate editor of BMC Health Services Research, and a member of the steering committee of the Special Purpose Interest Group on Patient and Citizen Involvement of Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi). Tania’s research interests include HTA methods, innovative approaches to making health technology coverage decisions, and the role of social values in priority-setting for healthcare. She holds an MSc in epidemiology and a PhD in public health sciences, both from the University of Alberta.