Dr. Claire de Oliveira is an associate professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, a senior scientist/senior health economist at the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, a senior adjunct scientist in the Mental Health and Addictions Program at ICES, and an honorary senior lecturer at the Hull York Medical School, University of York. In addition to her academic appointments, Dr. de Oliveira currently serves as a board member of the International Health Economics Association and as a member of the international editorial board of the British Journal of Psychiatry.
Dr. de Oliveira has published extensively in the mental health economics and mental health services research fields, with several notable publications in high-impact journals, such as Health Affairs, the Lancet Psychiatry, and the Canadian Medical Association Journal. She has extensive experience working with administrative health care and survey data and has expertise in data and regression analysis and economic analyses.
In 2016, Dr. de Oliveira was recognised as one of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s most promising young researchers in the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Breakthrough Challenge. In 2017, she was the recipient of the prestigious Alan Williams fellowship awarded by the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York (UK) and, more recently, she was awarded the Visiting Scholar Program award by the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University (Australia) (postponed due to COVID-19).
PhD Graduate Student
Thesis: Access to Community Mental Health Care
Supervisors: Claire de Oliveira
Essays on Immigrant Mental Health: A Look at Health Reporting, Model Identification, and Policy Changes