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Karen A. Grépin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences and the School of International Policy and Governance at Wilfrid Laurier University and Canada Research Chair in Global Health Policy and Evaluation (Tier 2). Dr. Grépin’s research focuses on priority setting in health systems, institutional factors affecting the demand and supply of health services, and the politics and effectiveness of development assistance for health. She has a PhD in Health Policy (economics) from Harvard University and an SM in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Prior to joining Laurier, she was an Assistant Professor at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. She is a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Future of Health Care Systems Award, AXA Research Fund Award, 2016-19
  • Global Institute of Public Health Teaching Award, NYU, 2014-2015
  • Professor of the Year, NYU-Wagner, 2009-2010
  • Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, and the School of International Policy and Governance (SIPG)
    Canada Research Chair in Global Health Policy and Evaluation (Tier 2)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University

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    Room 540 (Laurier)

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  • PhD, Health Policy, Harvard University, 2009
  • SM, Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 2004
  • BSc, Interdepartmental Honours Immunology, McGill University, 2000

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