THETA is recognized as a leading academic institution in Canada and internationally in the area of decision and economic modeling. The Health Modeling and Health Economics division produces high quality economic evidence to advise health policy decision makers in Ontario, and contributes to the development of health modeling and economics methodologies used throughout the world.

THETA investigators are pursuing research on the development and novel application of statistical methods for economic evaluation. These methods include, but are not limited to, regression based methods for mapping descriptive to utility instruments of Health Related Quality of Life, Bayesian methods for estimation of the net cost of the disease using aggregate data, analysis of censored cost data and others.


Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc, PhD
Petros Pechlivanoglou PhD
Ba' Pham, MSc, PhD
Eleanor Pullenayegum, PhD 
George Tomlinson, MSc, PhD
Andrew Willan, MSc, PhD