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Jeffrey S. Hoch

MA, Johns Hopkins University; PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Affiliations

Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Research Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital

Director, Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario

Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Director, Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research (CLEAR), St. Michael's Hospital

Research Interests

Health economics, applied econometrics, cost-effectiveness methodology, net-benefit regression

Research Activities

I am pursuing research on the application of health economics: this includes studies involving mental health, cancer care and other health issues affecting poor and vulnerable populations. My methodological research has focused on enhancing the net benefit regression framework, developing and applying methods for health services research and economic evaluation of novel health treatments and interventions.

Selected Research

Link to Pub Med

Other Activities

  1. Teaching Award for Best Short Course Faculty (for the Short Course “Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis”), Society for Medical Decision Making, 2013
  2. Teaching Award, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2008
  3. Teaching Award, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 2004
  4. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Research Excellence Award for Methodology Axcellence, 2003 (for the paper Hoch J, Briggs A, Willan A. "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something BLUE: A framework for the marriage of health econometrics and cost effectiveness analysis," Health Economics, 11(5): 415-430, 2002)
  5. Career Scientist Award, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 2001-2006
  6. Director, Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario
  7. Co-Director, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)

Educational Activities

I have an appointment with the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. I currently supervise Masters and PhD students and am interested in accepting additional students and/or postdoctoral fellows interested in learning more about health economics. At the University of Toronto, I teach HAD 5738: Advanced Methods for Economic Evaluation and I co-teach HAD 5725: Health Economics.

Contact

E-mail: jeffrey.hoch@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-864-6060 Ext. 2194
Fax: 416-864-5485
Website: http://www.ihpme.utoronto.ca/about/faculty/list/hoch.htm