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Kednapa Thavorn, BPharm, MPharm, PhD
(613)-7378899 ext 72330

Research Administrative Assistant:
Jennifer Brownrigg
Telephone: 613-737-8899
Extension: 73810

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Research Activities

Dr. Thavorn's primary field of research are health economics, health technology assessment and health equity. Her goal is to combine her knowledge and experience in these areas to improve population health outcomes; reduce health care disparities in vulnerable and marginalized populations; and efficiently allocate health care resources.

Examples of her research projects include: the economic impact of multimorbidity in Ontario; the impact of the maximum quantity policy on prescribed drug expenditures; economic burden of HIV/AIDs in Ontario; and cost-effectiveness analysis of health care interventions such as pharmacist-led smoking cessation, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma screening, and routine eye examination. In addition, she has been involved in systematic review and meta-analysis projects, for example a systematic review of fall prevention programs in elderly population and a systematic review of turmeric in the treatment of digestive disorders.