Dr. Elena Lopatina

CIHR Health System Impact Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Community Health Sciences


Elena Lopatina is a postdoctoral Health System Impact Fellow with the Alberta Pain Strategy, Alberta Health Services, and the University of Calgary. Her postdoctoral work aims to design a sustainable evidence-based model of care that will enable timely access to appropriate, integrated, and effective chronic pain management for all Albertans.

Education and Training

Dr. Lopatina is a physician with specialty training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She also has a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Calgary.


Research Interests and Expertise

Dr. Lopatina’s current research interests include the design, implementation, and economic evaluation of complex interventions such as models of care delivery and clinical pathways, as well as the evaluation of digital health technologies. She has expertise in applied health services research, health economics and outcomes research, and real-world evidence analysis.  



Dr. Elena Lopatina