Steve Morgan, PhD
University of British Columbia
Access to, Financing of Prescription Drugs
Dr. Steve Morgan is Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and Associate Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. An expert in pharmaceutical policy, Dr. Morgan combines quantitative health services research with comparative policy analysis to help identify policies that achieve balance between three sometimes-competing goals: providing equitable access to necessary care, managing health expenditures, and promoting valued innovation.
Dr. Morgan earned degrees in economics from the University of Western Ontario, Queen’s University, and the University of British Columbia; and received postdoctoral training at McMaster University. He is a recipient of career awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, an alumnus of Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy, and a former Labelle Lecturer in Health Services Research.
Commentaries by Dr. Steve Morgan:
Moving to income-based drug coverage is the wrong prescription
Our pharmacare system in Canada is designed to fail — and it’s costing us billions
How universal pharmacare might just save our health care system
Time to repair the drug patent process in Canada
Why, in a sea of pin, are so many cancer patients in the red? // Pourquoi, dans une mer de rose, tant de patientes atteintes de cancer se retrouvent-elles dans le rouge?
Time to fight for pharmacare // Le temps est venu de se battre pour l’assurance médicaments