PPRC Membership

Michael Law

Assistant Professor

School of Population and Public Health

University of British Columbia


Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

University of British Columbia

Team Role: 
Team Member


Dr. Michael Law is a health services researcher specializing in program evaluation, research methods and statistics. He recently completed the PhD Program in Health Policy at Harvard University and a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School, where he completed several projects on pharmaceutical policy, including evaluating the impact of prior authorization policies, medication adherence and direct-to-consumer advertising. He has been published in leading medical journals, has received both national and international awards and has been featured in news media such as New Scientist, Forbes, the Globe & Mail and USA Today.

Research Interests

Pharmaceutical policy evaluation
Medication adherence
Marketing of prescription drugs


Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Policy
American Statistical Association Student Travel Award
Fulbright Fellowship

Recent PPRC News

Recent Publications

Dahlia Y. Balaban, Irfan A. Dhalla, Michael R. Law, Chaim M. Bell
Jillian Kratzer, Kimberlyn McGrail, Erin Strumpf, Michael R. Law
Steve Morgan, Marc-André Gagnon, Michael Law, Colleen Cunningham, Jillian Clare Kohler