University of Calgary

Gillian Currie

  • Associate Director HE Research
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Full Time Faculty
  • +1 (403) 210-6520


Dr. Gillian Currie is a health economist specializing in child health at the University of Calgary. Her PhD in Economics from Yale University was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  Gillian is the Section Lead for the Research Methods Team – an academic section within the Department of Paediatrics based at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Dr. Currie is a member of the Healthy Outcomes theme group within the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, and co-organizes bi-weekly Healthy Outcome Theme Rounds

Dr. Currie has made significant educational contributions including teaching graduate courses, supervising graduate students at the PhD and MSc levels, serving on the Graduate Education Committee in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and teaching in the Department of Paediatrics’ Resident Research Course.  She is also the faculty advisor for the Health Economics Trainee Rounds.

Dr. Currie’s research interests are in the economic evaluation of interventions and treatments that impact the health of children, and particularly in methods to understand how we value the benefits of those interventions via stated preference elicitation methods.

Photograph of Gillian Currie

Curriculum Vitae

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