Kednapa Thavorn

Kednapa Thavorn



Research Focus:
  • Administrative data
  • Research methods
  • Other:
    • Health Economics
    • Health Technology Assessment
    • Pharmacoepidemiology
    • Health System Research
    • Health Equity
    • Pharmaceutical Care for People with Complex Needs
    • HIV/AIDS
  • Scientist/Health Economist, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Associate Professor, School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Toronto, Ontario


Dr. Thavorn is a scientist and a health economist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). She is also an Assistant Professor at the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Ottawa and a research fellow at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the Chiang Mai University and a master’s degree in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Outcome Research) from the Naresuan University, Thailand. She has a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto. She completed two post-doctoral fellowship programs, including Applied Pharmacoeconomics from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital and Health Services Research from IHPME, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on topics surrounding health economics, health technology assessment, pharmacoepidemiology, health system research, health equity, pharmaceutical care for people with complex needs, and HIV/AIDS.