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Dean Regier

Dean Regier

Associate Professor (Partner) Scientist, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer BA (High Hons), MA, PhD



137-2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Dr. Regier is a Senior Scientist within Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer, and an Associate Professor at the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Regier’s program of research has examined the economics of access to precision medicine. He has held university positions in Canada, the UK, and the United States. He currently serves on BC’s Drug Benefit Council, which makes evidence-informed recommendations to the Ministry of Health about the listing of drugs on the PharmaCare program formulary.

Outstanding Academic Performance, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Senior Scientist within Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer

Director, Health Economics Support and Research Unit (HESRU) at BC Cancer

Senior Scientist, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)

Dr. Regier’s CCR research lab focuses on informing the design of learning healthcare systems that turns genomic knowledge into sustainable cancer care. He incorporates this person-centred evidence into economic models that answer questions of equity and value for money.

SPPH 546 – Introduction to Health Economics