Dr. Kerry McBrien
Dr. Kerry McBrien is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. She is a clinician scientist with an active practice in family medicine. Her research focuses in health services research and health economics, with a specific interest in models of care that can improve the quality and efficiency of chronic disease management in primary care.
Education and Training
B.A.Sc (mechanical engineering), MD, Family Medicine residency (all at U of T), MPH (Harvard School of Public Health), Clinical Research Fellowship in Applied Health Economics (U of C, funded by Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions).
Research Interests and Expertise
She has post-doctoral training in applied health economics and experience in health services research, including implementation studies, cost analysis, systematic review and meta- analysis, and use of administrative data for research. Dr. McBrien’s research interests lie primarily in the development and evaluation of innovative models of care that improve the quality and efficiency of primary care for complex patients by addressing social determinants of health and overcoming barriers to care.