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Marc-André Gagnon

Assistant Professor

School of Public Policy and Administration

Carleton University

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Bio

Dr. Gagnon is an expert on the political economy of pharmaceutical innovation, pharmaceutical promotion, and the commercialization of medical research. In his current research, he compares national models of pharmaceutical innovation, and analyzes the efficiency of different types of public drug coverage policies. Since 2008, he has regularly given workshops and lectures to physicians, professors and students in Medicine Faculties, and to the College of Physicians about corporate strategies to influence medical research and practice. Dr. Gagnon is an Assistant Professor with the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, and he is also a Research Fellow with the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Centre for Ethics at Harvard University for a research project on the political economy of pharmaceutical corruption.

Research Interests

Pharmaceutical business model
Corporate influence over medical practice and research
Public drug coverage policy / “pharmacare”

Awards/Recognition

Research Fellowship from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Centre for Ethics at Harvard, 2010-2011
CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star for Knowledge Translation Initiative in Health Policy, 2010
Yumiko Iida Memorial PhD Prize for best dissertation in political science, 2010

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