Mohsen Sadatsafavi


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Scientist, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine
Associate, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation
The University of British Columbia


I am an epidemiologist/outcomes researcher with a focus in chronic respiratory diseases, namely asthma and COPD.



  • MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2002
  • MHSc (Epidemiology): The University of British Columbia, 2007
  • PhD (Outcomes Research): The University of British Columbia, 2012


  • New Investigator Salary Award – Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Scholar Award – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
  • Early Research Leaders Initiative – Canadian Respiratory Research Network

 Research Interests

  • Epidemiology with a focus on the burden of respiratory diseases
  • Applied cost-effectiveness analysis (especially in respiratory medicine)
  • Cost-effectiveness & Value of Information methodology
  • Epidemiological methods

Some of my previous projects (see completed projects)

Applied respiratory outcomes research

Methodological research

Economic Evaluation




My published papers in Medline

Some nature & landscape photos from my hometown, Gorgan, Iran