Abstracts and bio's

Deborah Marshall holds a Canada Research Chair, Health Services and Systems Research as an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and Arthur J.E. Child Chair of Rheumatology Outcomes Research in the McCaig Institute of Bone and Joint Health. She is the Director of Health Technology Assessment at the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute, a Senior Scientist of the Arthritis Research Center of Canada, and a member of the Institute of Public Health.

She has experience in technology assessment agencies, academia and pharmaceutical and diagnostics industry research settings in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Her health technology assessment and health services research program focuses on patient preferences and patient engagement research, personalized medicine, cost-effectiveness analysis, and dynamic simulation modeling of health services delivery to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care services.

Dr. Marshall is an active member of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) as the Past President of the Board of Directors and ISPOR Task Force Reports on Good Research Practice focusing on Conjoint Analysis Applications in Health, Experimental Design and Analysis and a member Board of Directors for Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi).