Rare Diseases

Tammy Clifford, MSc, PhD

Dr. Tammy Clifford is the Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives, and Chief Scientist at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Her responsibilities include aligning with best practices the methods and processes employed in conducting assessments on drugs and other health technologies, assuring the continued quality of CADTH reports, and building capacity amongst producers and users of evidence-based assessments by providing education, training, and outreach. Dr. Clifford holds faculty appointments in Pediatrics and in Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Clifford received her PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Western Ontario and both her BSc and MSc(A) from McGill University. Tammy is known for her research on infant colic and also studies the methods underpinning systematic reviews. She has a keen interest in the editorial peer review process.