Andrew Mendlowitz, BSc Honours, MBiotech, PhD (Candidate)
Program of study
PhD Student in Health Services Research (Health Technology Assessment stream) at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.
Education and Training
Andrew holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology from York University and a Master of Biotechnology degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to starting his doctoral studies, Andrew worked in the pharmaceutical industry in health technology assessment, medical education, and enterprise operations. Andrew has received training in decision analytic modeling, biostatistics and methods of economic evaluations.
Research Interests and Expertise
Andrew’s research interests are focused on methodologies relating to economic evaluations, decision analytical modelling and health technology assessment. For his thesis, Andrew is exploring the economic burden of hepatitis C infection among vulnerable population subgroups in Ontario and evaluating the cost-effectiveness of various hepatitis C screening and treatment approaches. His research will be useful in further understanding the burden of hepatitis C and guiding the creation and evaluation of targeted hepatitis C screening interventions.
• An Economic Evaluation of Emergency Department Population-Based Hepatitis C Screening Strategies in Canada
• Evaluating the potential economic burden of Hepatitis C in the First Nations population in Ontario
• An economic evaluation of population-based Hepatitis C screening strategies targeting the First Nations population in Ontario
Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, PhD
Murray Krahn MD, MSc, FRCPC