Dr. Kieran Steer

Master Student

Resident physician in Public Health and Preventive Medicine


Dr. Steer is a resident physician at University of Calgary who is specializing in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Alongside his residency, he is pursuing a Masters in Community Health Sciences with the health economics specialization. He is primarily supervised by Dr. Eldon Spackman, with Dr. Dana Lee Olstad as co-supervisor.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Alberta, 2019
  • Medical Doctorate, University of Alberta 2019
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Public Health and Preventive Medicine) 2024 (expected)

Research Interests and Expertise

Dr. Steer is interested in the applications of health economics to public health interventions, with a specific focus on the social determinants of health. For his thesis, he is conducting a cost-effectiveness analysis of a healthy food incentive program for patients with diabetes who are experiencing household food insecurity.



Dr. Kieran Steer