Doug Coyle* MA MSc PhD (he/they)


Doug Coyle* MA MSc PhD (he/they)

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Dr. Doug Coyle


Doug Coyle has been associated with the School since 1995 and became a full time faculty member in 2004. Doug acted as Interim Director of the School from 2016-18 and was previously director of the graduate program in epidemiology.

Previously he has been based at the Ottawa Health Research Institute and the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. He is a health economist and obtained his PhD from Brunel University. His research centres on the methods of conducting economic evaluation of health care interventions and he was one of the primary authors of the recent Canadian guidelines for economic evaluation. Doug has published extensively in this area (>200 peer reviewed articles) and has advised CADTH, Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada and various provincial ministries of health with respect to methodology of economic evaluation and in reimbursement decisions relating to health care interventions.  He is a past member of the Canadian Expert Drug Advisory Committee, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care's Committee to Evaluate Drugs and Drugs for Rare Diseases Working Group. Currently, he is a member of the Health Economics Advisory Group for CADTH.

Doug currently teaches two graduate courses within SEPH (Health Economic Evaluation and Advanced Health Economic Evaluation) and provides a number of lectures annually to students in the undergraduate medical program.  He has supervised and co-supervised  over 40 MSc and PhD students over his career. 

Fields of Interest

  • Health Economics
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Decision Analysis
  • Prioritization of Research Funding
  • Health Policy
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