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Fiona Clement

Fiona Clement

Assistant Professor

Director, Health Technology Assessment Unit                                                                                                                                      

Email: fclement@ucalgary.ca


                                                          

Dr. Clement has extensive training in Health Services Research, Health Economics and Health Policy.  She is the Director of the Health Technology Assessment Unit within the O’Brien Institute of Public Health; a policy responsive research unit that completes evidence synthesis, economic evaluations, health technology assessments and reassessments in response to decision-makers’ needs. Her research interests include drug and non-drug technology reimbursement and cost containment policy, evidence in decision-making, and evidence in health policy development.  In 2014, she was selected as the Canadian Harkness fellow; a unique opportunity to study US healthcare policy.  

Key Publications

Research Funding

  • Alberta Values Health, Campus Alberta Health Outcomes and Public Health, 2014
  • Optimizing Seniors Surgical Care - The Elder Friendly Surgical Unit, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – PHRIS, 2014-2017
  • Building Capacity and Supporting Health Technology Assessment in Alberta, Alberta Health, 2013-2018
  • W21C: Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation for Health System Quality and Safety, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – CRIO Team, 2013-2018
  • A Synthesis of international public drug plan reimbursement decision-making systems: Lessons for Canada, CIHR – Knowledge synthesis, 2012-2013
  • A cost-effectiveness study of exercise-based Cardiac Rehabilitation, M.S.I Foundation, 2011-2013

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