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Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE) Launches New Website!

The Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE) launches their new website www.NOAHE.ca, bringing together the leading minds in health economics research and policy. NOAHE seeks to increase the access, utilization and capacity of health economics research in the province as well as encourage collaboration between health economics researchers and policy makers.

This initiative is being led by the NOAHE Working Group, a partnership between health economists and policy leaders from the Institute of Health Economics (IHE), the Universities of Alberta and Calgary, and Alberta Health.

Objectives of NOAHE:

  • To improve health economics capacity in Alberta.
  • To facilitate collaboration between the health economics researchers.
  • To bring together users and producers of health economics evidence and analysis.
  • To serve as an organized collective resource for health system decision makers.
  • To promote integrated knowledge translation for health system stakeholder community across Alberta to more effectively.

NOAHE Working Group Members:

  • Dr. Eldon Spackman, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences and O’Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary
  • Dr. Deborah Marshall, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary; Canada Research Chair (Health Systems and Services Research) and Arthur J.E. Child Chair in Rheumatology Research, Member O’Brien Institute for Public Health and McCaig Bone and Joint Health Institute
  • Dr. Anderson Chuck, Director, Economic Evaluation and Analytics, Institute of Health Economics
  • Dr. Gillian Currie, Associate Professor, Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
  • Ms. Hena Qureshi, Graduate Student, Master of Science, University of Calgary
  • Mr. Philip Akude, Graduate Student, Master of Science, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Christopher McCabe, Research Director, Capitol Health Endowed Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital
  • Mr. Dee-Jay King, Executive Director, Health Economics and Funding Branch, Health Standards, Quality, and Performance Division, Alberta Health

Check out what we are doing!

Evidence into Practice Luncheon Series: The Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE), in partnership with the Institute of Health Economics (IHE), and Alberta Health, is delighted to co-host an invitational luncheon series that will serve to provide an applied orientation to health economic evaluation. More specifically, the objective of this series is to help policy makers develop the skills required to better translate and interpret health economic findings. Check out past sessions and subscribe to NOAHE updates!

IHE Graduate Award (Internship) and Scholar Award (Fellowship): The Institute of Health Economics (IHE), in partnership with health economists from the Universities of Alberta and Calgary, and Alberta Health, are working collaboratively to create a new fellowship to build health economics capacity by bringing together aspiring health economists with policy leaders and researchers from academic, non-profit, and governmental sectors. For more information about these awards please see the following links:

JOIN US!

Are you a Health Economist, Student/Trainee, or Policy Leader and interested in joining the Network or subscribing to our updates? Membership and subscription is free!

Email [email protected] for more information.


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