Dr. Kednapa Thavorn

Dr. Kednapa Thavorn
Dr. Kednapa Thavorn
Associate Professor

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501 Smyth Road, Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR), Room L1284; Box 201B.
613-737-8899 ext. 72330 (Office)
613-739-6938 (Fax)

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Brownrigg – [email protected]


Dr. Kednapa Thavorn is a Senior Scientist and a Scientific Lead of Health Economics at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She is also an Associate Professor with the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, an Adjunct Scientist at ICES (Full Status). She holds a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto. She completed post-doctoral fellowship programs in Applied Pharmacoeconomics from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital and Health Services Research from the IHPME, University of Toronto.

Her research focuses on health economicshealth technology assessmentpharmacoepidemiologyhealth equitycare for people with complex needs, and population health. As a health economist, she has collaborated with patient partners, clinicians, researchers, and policymakers in Canada and other countries on various health services research and health technology assessment projects.

Research interests

  • Health Economics
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health System Research
  • Health equity
  • Pharmaceutical Care for People with Complex Needs