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Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan

Professor, PhD


2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Steve Morgan is Canada’s leading expert on pharmacare systems. His research has sparked national debate about how universal pharmacare can provide all Canadians with access to appropriately prescribed, affordably priced, and equitably financed prescription drugs.

Dr. Morgan has published over 150 peer-reviewed research papers and has received more than $4 million in peer-reviewed research grants. He regularly provides policy advice to governments across Canada and has served on advisory committees of international agencies, such as the World Health Organization and the OECD.

Dr. Morgan received degrees in economics from the University of Western Ontario, Queen’s University, and the University of British Columbia. He received post-doctoral training in health policy at McMaster University.

Canadian Medical Association Journal Bruce Squires Award (2017)

Emmett Hall Laureate (2019) 

awards from Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Commonwealth Fund, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and others

Member, Expert Advisory Group for the World Health Organization’s Fair Pricing Forum

Member, Executive Committee for the Canadian De-prescribing Network (CaDeN)

Pharmacare, health care policy, pharmaceutical policy, access to medicines, prescription drug pricing, prescription drug coverage, health care financing, health care spending, Canadian medicare


Below are some articles related to his research.

SPPH 381D – Canadian Health Care Policy

SPPH 542 – Canadian Health Policy