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Tony Culyer

Besides his position at the University of Toronto and his part time role at York, Tony Culyer was until 2009 chair of the WSIB’s Research Advisory Council, and former Chief Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health. He is a member of several Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care committees. He was, from its creation in 1999 until 2003, Vice Chair of NICE and remains a member of NICE International, 2009- and on NICE’s Citizens Council Committee. He is founding co-editor of the Journal of Health Economics. He was the founding Organiser of the (UK) Health Economists’ Study Group. He has been a member of or chaired many UK National Health Service committees (especially those to do with research) and trusts (bodies responsible for service delivery) and was responsible for the 1994 report that led to the redesign of the NHS's system for supporting R&D. He is chair of the Office of Health Economics in London (England), much of whose work relates to the economic evaluation of health care technologies, especially pharmaceuticals. For many years he was chair of the Department of Economics & Related Studies at the University of York (England) and, for six of them, was also deputy vice-chancellor of the university, with special responsibility for the University’s research infrastructure and performance. His most recent books are The Dictionary of Health Economics, (2nd edition) 2010; Health Economics: Critical Perspectives on the World Economy, 4 Vols., 2006; and, with E Tompa and R Dolinschi (Eds.), Economic Evaluation of Interventions for  Occupational Health and safety: Developing Good Practice, 2008. Dr Culyer has published around 300 articles in various books and scholarly journals, and he has written or edited 32 books.



 
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