Dr. Fiona Clement


Director, Health Technology Assessment Unit

Department head, associate professor, Community Health Sciences

 


Biography

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.  She has also received the Maurice McGregor Award for outstanding leadership and excellence in HTA in Canada.  She is the first from Alberta to be awarded either of these awards.  As a result, in 2015, she was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 for her work in health policy. 

Contact

fclement@ucalgary.ca

Research Funding

  • Developing Provincial Strategy for Reassessment, BC Ministry of Health, 2016
  • Building Capacity and Supporting Health Technology Assessments in Alberta, Alberta Health, 2018-2020
  • Building Capacity and Supporting Health Technology Assessment in British Columbia, BC Ministry, 2018-2020
  • SPOR Evidence Alliance SPOR Evidence, CIHR, 2017-2022
  • Improving radiological services. From capricious low-value care to effective high-value services, Norwegian Research Council, 2020-2024
  • Mitigating the Socioeconomic Impact of Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health during Pandemics: A Rapid Review, World Health Organization, 2020

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