Dr. Dean Regier is a Scientist within Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer and the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC), and an Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia. He is also the Director of the Health Economics Support and Research Unit (HESRU) at BC Cancer.

Dr. Regier’s CCR research lab, PACER (patient-centred, accessible, and efficient applications of precision medicine), focuses on understanding access to healthcare and improving methods to estimate the benefit of health care, with applications to genomic technologies and the ‘value of genomic knowledge’ (i.e. how genes play a role in our personal lives and how publics value and trade between benefits and risks when making decisions to undergo testing). He incorporates this person-centred evidence into economic models that answer questions of equity and value for money.


Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia



BA (High Honors) in Economics, University of Saskatchewan, CANADA

MA in Economics, Carleton University, CANADA

PhD in Health Economics, University of Aberdeen, UK

Fulford Junior Research Fellow, Somerville College, University of Oxford


Selected Publications

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