ISDM 2017

From 07/02/2017 to 07/05/2017

Domaine de Rockefeller - 8 Avenue Rockefeller, 69008 Lyon, FRANCE

Amiram Gafni (PhD) is a professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (C.E & B) and a member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

His research interests are in the areas of economic evaluation of health care programs (both methods development and empirical applications), modeling of consumers' health-care behavior, models of patient-physician decision-making (e.g., shared decision-making), policy analysis and decision analysis in health. He has over 500 publications in peer- reviewed journals.

In the 2011 World Bank rankings of health economics researchers (see Journal of Health Economics, 2012,31:406-439 (Table 5)) he was ranked amongst the 100 leading health economists in the world between 1969 to 2010 as equal 35th in the world (equal 1st in Canada) based on the volume and impact of his publications.