Rare Diseases

Craig Mitton, MSc, PhD

Dr. Craig Mitton is a Senior Scientist at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation and an Associate Professor in the School of Population and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. Craig holds a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award and from 2005-2009 was at UBC Okanagan where he held a Canada Research Chair in Health Care Priority Setting. The focus of his research is in the application of health economics to impact real-world decision making in health organizations. He is a member of the International Society of Priorities in Health Care and serves as an Associate Editor for the journal BMC Health Services Research.In addition to an active applied health services research program he regularly consults with governments and health care organizations both in Canada and abroad. He has published a book entitled the ‘Priority setting toolkit: a guide to the use of economics in health care decision making’ and has authored or co-authored over 80 peer reviewed publications.