Meet The Team

Daria O'Reilly, MSc, PhD
Director, PATH

E: oreilld@mcmaster.ca

 

Daria received her MSc and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and her postdoctoral training in pharmacoeconomics at McMaster University.

 

Daria is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University, Director for the Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) and a member of the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines (both affiliated with the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton and McMaster University).  She is also a member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis at McMaster University.

 

Daria joined PATH in 2003 as a post-doctoral fellow prior to becoming a faculty member in 2007.  Also in 2007, Daria was awarded a Career Scientist Award from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for her research in the area of diabetes which focuses on the development and application of a diabetes economic model for evaluating the impact of diabetes management in Ontario. 

 

She has conducted and collaborated on research in the areas of economic evaluation, health technology assessment, health policy, meta-analysis, pharmacoepidemiology and clinical epidemiology.  Daria teaches in the Health Research Methodology Program at McMaster University, where she developed and co-ordinates an introductory course in health technology assessment (HRM-741).

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Jean-Eric Tarride, BA, MA, PhD
Director, PATH

P: (905) 525-9140 ext. 22122   E: tarride@mcmaster.ca

Jean-Eric received his BA and MA in Economics from Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse in France and his PhD in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal.

Jean-Eric is an associate professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University, Director for the Program for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) and a member of the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines (both affiliated with the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton and McMaster University).   He is also an associate member of the Department of Economics and Director of  Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA) at McMaster University.

In 2007 Jean-Eric was awarded a Career Scientist Award from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  He teaches in the Health Research Methodology Program and the Department of Economics at McMaster University.  His main research focus is methods for the economic evaluation of health technologies, treatment of uncertainty in health technology assessment and decision-making processes. Jean-Eric has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles related to economic evaluations of healthcare technologies. 

In addition to his academic experience, Jean-Eric has worked for more than ten years in the pharmaceutical industry in various roles including Director of Health Economics and Reimbursement at AstraZeneca Canada. Jean-Eric serves as an advisor to governments and industry on issues related to health technology assessment, cost-effectiveness and reimbursement/market access.

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Mitchell Levine, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCPC, FISPE, FACP
Member

P:(905) 525-9140 ext. 20210   E: levinem@mcmaster.ca

 

Dr. Mitchell Levine received his medical degree from the University of Calgary, which was followed by postgraduate medical training in Internal Medicine and in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Toronto. He received an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University.

 

Mitchell is a Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics and in the Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology at McMaster University. He is Assistant Dean of the Health Research Methodology (HRM) Program at McMaster University. He is the Director for the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines and a Member of the Program for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) (both affiliated with the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton and McMaster University). Dr. Levine is a practicing consultant physician in fields of Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

 

Mitchell is the Vice-Chair of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board of Canada. He also serves as an advisor to governments on issues relating to drug safety, efficacy and pharmaco-economics. He is a consultant to the Drug Benefits Program of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and to Health Canada.

 

His academic activities include assessing prescription drug use in the community and developing methods to obtain maximum value from drug therapy resources. He is the Editor for both the Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine and the Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, and is an Associate Editor for ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine.

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Gord Blackhouse, MSc, MBA
Research Analyst / Assistant Professor (part-time)

E: blackhou@mcmaster.ca

 

Gord received his MBA and MSc from McMaster University.

 

Gord is an Assistant Professor (part-time) and Research Analyst in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and member of the Program for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH). Gord joined PATH in 2003 as a health economist and has contributed to numerous health technology assessments.

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