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Greg Zaric

Professor, Management Science

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Professor, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
J. Allyn Taylor & Arthur H. Mingay Chair in Management Science

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  • Simulation
  • Health Care Management Science
  • Health Economics
  • Analytics
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Markov Models
  • Compartmental Models

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Greg Zaric is a professor in management science at the Ivey Business School. He  previously held the Canada Research Chair in Health Care Management Science.

Greg does consulting work with several companies, such as the London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Several Pharmaceutical Companies and Stanford University.


  • Decision Making with Analytics, HBA and MBA core
  • Competing with Analytics, MBA Elective
  • Pharmacoeconomics, MBA Health Sector
  • Management Science Special Fields, PhD Program


  • BSc, Actuarial Science, Western University
  • MASc, Management Science, University of Waterloo
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Mahjoub, R, Odegaard, F, Zaric, GS, (Forthcoming), "Evaluation of a pharmaceutical risk-sharing agreement when patients are screened for the probability of success", Health Economics.
  • Hannouf, MB, Winquist, E, Mahmud, SM, Brackstone, M, Sarma, S, Rodrigues, GB, Rogan, PK, Hoch, JS, Zaric, GS, (Forthcoming), "The Clinical Significance of Occult Gastrointestinal Primary Tumours in Metastatic Cancer: A Population Retrospective Cohort Study", Cancer Research and Treatment.
  • Ghamat, S, Zaric, GS, Pun, H, (Forthcoming), "Contracts to promote use of optional diagnostic tests in cancer treatment", Production and Operations Management.
  • Hannouf, MB, Winquist, E, Mahmud, SM, Brackstone, M, Sarma, S, Rodrigues, GB, Rogan, PK, Hoch, JS, Zaric, GS, (Forthcoming), "The potential clinical and economic value of primary tumour identification in metastatic cancer of unknown primary tumour: a population-based retrospective matched", Pharmacoeconomics Open.
  • Akhtar, AO, Martin, J, Zaric, GS, Si, FF, Hutnik, CML, Hodge, WG, 2017, "A Comparison of Clinical Trial and Model-Based Cost Estimates In Glaucoma -The Case of Repeat Laser Trabeculoplasty In Ontario", Journal of Hospital Administration 6(3): 46 - 57.
  • Capan, M, Khojandi, A, Denton, B, Williams, KD, Ayer, T, Chhatwal, J, Kurt, M, Lobo, JM, Roberts, M, Zaric, GS, Zhang, S, Schwartz, JS, 2017, "From Data to Improved Decisions: Operations Research in Healthcare Delivery", Medical Decision Making 37(8): 849 - 859.
  • Jacobs, J, Rouse, MJ, Yaquian, E, Burke, S, Zaric, GS, 2017, "The Economic Impact of Workplace Wellness Programs in Canada", Occupational Medicine 67(6): 429 - 434.
  • Babashov, V, Aivas, I, Begen, MA, Cao, JQ, Rodrigues, GB, D'Souza, D, Lock, M, Zaric, GS, 2017, "Reducing Patient Wait Times for Radiation Therapy and Improving Treatment Planning Process: A Discrete-event Simulation Model", Clinical Oncology 29(6): 385 - 391.
  • Hannouf, MB, Winquist, E, Mahmud, SM, Brackstone, M, Sarma, S, Rodrigues, GB, Rogan, PK, Hoch, JS, Zaric, GS, 2017, "Cost-effectiveness of using a gene expression profiling test to aid in identifying the primary tumour in patients with cancer of unknown primary", Pharmacogenomics Journal, The 17(3): 286 - 300.
  • Yan, XH, Zaric, GS, 2017, "Influenza vaccine supply chain with vaccination promotion effort and its coordination", IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering 7(1): 53 - 72.
  • Babashov, V, Begen, MA, Mangel, J, Zaric, GS, 2017, "Economic evaluation of brentuximab vedotin for persistent Hodgkin lymphoma", Current Oncology 24(1): e6 - e14.
  • Ozturk, O, Begen, MA, Zaric, GS, 2017, "A branch and bound algorithm for scheduling unit size jobs on parallel batching machines to minimize makespan", International Journal of Production Research 55(6): 1815 - 1831.
  • Pendrith, C, Thind, A, Zaric, GS, Sarma, S, 2016, "Financial Incentives and Cervical Cancer Screening Participation in Ontario’s Primary Care Delivery Models", Healthcare Policy 12(1): 116 - 128.
  • Zaric, GS, 2016, "Cost Implications of Value-Based Pricing for Companion Diagnostic Tests in Precision Medicine", PharmacoEconomics 34(7): 635 - 644.
  • Yan, XH, Zaric, GS, 2016, "Families of Supply Chain Coordinating Contracts in the Presence of Retailer Effort", International Journal of Production Economics 175: 213 - 225.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Honours & Awards

  • Lawrence G. Tapp Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008, 2010
  • ISPOR Research Excellence Award, 2008
  • David G. Burgoyne Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development, 2002
  • Pierskalla Award for Research Excellence in Health Care Management Science, INFORMS Health Applications Section, 2001


  • Associate Professor, Management Science, Ivey Statistician, VA Palo Alto Health Care System