Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences & UBC Division of Respiratory Medicine
Respiratory Evaluation Sciences Program

Mohsen Sadatsafavi

PhD | Co-Principal Investigator


Biography Notable Works

I am co-principal investigator of the Respiratory Evaluation Sciences Program (RESP), and Associate Professor at The University of British Columbia's Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. I am an epidemiologist and health outcomes researcher.

My Research CV
My preprints on arxiv

My lab is specialized in clinical and outcomes research in chronic respiratory diseases, namely asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). You can read the RESP's work in asthma and COPD below:

Research in asthma
Research in COPD

The methodological theme in the RESP lab is decision analysis, both at the individual level (Clinical Prediction Modeling) and the population level (Decision-Analytic modeling). You can browse RESP's publicaiton in both areas by cliking on the links below:

Clinical Prediction Modeling
Health Economics / Outcomes Research

We strive to contribute to advancing the methodology underlying our applied work, whenever possible. You can find the resulting contributions here:

Methodological research


  • MD - Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2002
  • MHSc (Epidemiology) - The University of British Columbia 2007
  • PhD (Quantitative Outcomes Research) - The University of British Columbia 2012


  • New Investigator Salary Award (Canadian Institutes of Health Research - CIHR)
  • Scholar Award (Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research - MSFHR)
  • Early Research Leaders Initiative (Canadian Respiratory Research Network - CRRN)


  • Clinical prediction modeling
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Value of information analysis
  • Asthma and COPD


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