Dr. Dean A. Regier is an academic health economist with a background in economics, health economics, and public health. Dean is currently a Senior Health Economist at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, British Columbia Cancer Agency Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada. Dean has held posts as an Assistant Member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Regier’s methodological contributions to health economics include publications in the areas of econometric analysis of discrete choice data, and incorporating willingness to pay into probabilistic decision analytic models. His applied work consists of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials and Bayesian approaches to cost-effectiveness analysis.
Dr. Regier’s work has been published in several world-class health economics and clinical journals, including the Journal of Health Economics and the American Journal of Human Genetics. Please navigate to the publications page for Dean’s working papers and published manuscripts.
Dr. Regier’s current research interests include individual-level preference valuation informing personalized medicine and shared decision making, microeconometric experimental design and analysis of discrete choice data, developing choice experiments for use as preference-based health status instruments, Bayesian approaches to estimation and statistical inference, and investigating how conclusions surrounding cost-effectiveness and sustainability are are affected when an individual versus ‘average patient’ approach is taken.
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