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Greg Zaric

Professor, Management Science

Editor-in-Chief, Health Care Management Science
Faculty Director, MSc Program
Faculty Director, MMA Program
Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

G.S. (Greg) Zaric

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Expertise

  • Analytics
  • Health Care Management Science
  • Health Economics
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Risk Sharing

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Greg Zaric a Professor of Management Science at Ivey and also a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is the Academic Director of the MSc Program as well as the MMA Program. He previously held the Canada Research Chair in Health Care Management Science. Greg is a member of several editorial boards and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Health Care Management Science.

Greg’s research focuses on developing mathematical models to analyze problems in health economics, health policy, and healthcare operations. Greg has done consulting work with several organizations, such as the London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, and several pharmaceutical companies.

 

Teaching

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

Education

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

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Hafeez, A.; Cipriano, L. E.; Kim, R. B.; Zaric, G. S.; Schwarz, U. I.; Sarma, S., 2024, "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Pharmacogenomics (PGx)-Based Warfarin, Apixaban, and Rivaroxaban Versus Standard Warfarin for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Ontario, Canada", PharmacoEconomics, January 42(1): 69 - 90.
  • Murray, L. L.; Wilson, J. G.; Rodrigues, F. F.; Zaric, G. S., 2023, "Forecasting ICU Census by Combining Time Series and Survival Models", Critical Care Explorations, May 5(5)
  • Hong, M.; Devlin, R. A.; Zaric, G. S.; Thind, A.; Sarma, S., (Forthcoming), "Primary care services and emergency department visits in blended fee-for-service and blended capitation models: evidence from Ontario, Canada", The European Journal of Health Economics
  • Naderi, B.; Begen, M. A.; Zaric, G. S.; Roshanaei, V., 2023, "A novel and efficient exact technique for integrated staffing, assignment, routing, and scheduling of home care services under uncertainty", Omega, April 116: 102805 - .
  • Strohbehn, G. W.; Cooperrider, J. H.; Yang, D.; Fendrick, A. M.; Ratain, M. J.; Zaric, G. S., 2022, "Pfizer and Palbociclib in China: Analyzing an Oncology Pay-for-Performance Plan", Value in Health Regional Issues, September 31: 34 - 38.
  • Naderi, B.; Begen, M. A.; Zaric, G. S., 2022, "Type-2 integrated process-planning and scheduling problem: Reformulation and solution algorithms", Computers and Operations Research, June 142
  • Cipriano, L. E.; Haddara, W. M. R.; Zaric, G.; Enns, E. A., 2021, "Impact of University Re-opening on Total Community COVID-19 Burden", PLOS ONE, August 16(8): e0255782 - e0255782.
  • Ghamat, S.; Zaric, G. S.; Pun, H., 2021, "Care-coordination: Gain-sharing Agreements in Bundled Payment Models", Production and Operations Management, May 30(5): 1457 - 1474.
  • Bamimore, M. A.; Devlin, R. A.; Zaric, G. S.; Garg, A. X.; Sarma, S., 2021, "Quality of Diabetes Care in Blended Fee-for-Service and Blended Capitation Payment Systems", Canadian Journal of Diabetes, April 45(3): 261 - 268.
  • Qu, X. M.; Chen, Y.; Zaric, G. S.; Senan, S.; Olson, R. A.; Harrow, S.; John-Baptiste, A.; Gaede, S.; Mulroy, L. A.; Schellenberg, D., et al., 2021, "Is SABR Cost-Effective in Oligometastatic Cancer? An Economic Analysis of the SABR-COMET Randomized Trial", International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, April 109(5): 1176 - 1184.
  • Reid, G. J.; Stewart, S. L.; Barwick, M.; Cunningham, C.; Carter, J.; Evans, B.; Leschied, A.; Neufeld, R. W. J.; St. Pierre, J.; Tobon, J., et al., 2021, "Exploring Patterns of Service Utilization Within Children’s Mental Health Agencies", Journal of Child and Family Studies, February 30: 556 - 574.
  • Schraeder, K. E.; Barwick, M.; Cairney, J.; Carter, J.; Kurdyak, P.; Neufeld, R. W. J.; Stewart, S. L.; Pierre, J. S.; Tobon, J.; Vingilis, E., et al., 2021, "Re-accessing mental health care after age 18: A longitudinal cohort study of youth involved with community-based child and youth mental health agencies in Ontario", Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, February 30(1): 12 - 24.
  • Hong, M.; Thind, A.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2021, "Emergency department use following incentives to provide after-hours primary care: A retrospective cohort study", Canadian Medical Association Journal, January 193(3): E85 - E93.
  • Zaric, G. S., 2021, "How Risky Is That Risk Sharing Agreement? Mean-Variance Tradeoffs and Unintended Consequences of Six Common Risk Sharing Agreements", Medical Decision Making: Policy & Practice, January 6(1): 238146832199040 - 238146832199040.
  • Thavam, T.; Devlin, R. A.; Thind, A.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2020, "The impact of the diabetes management incentive on diabetes-related services: evidence from Ontario, Canada", European Journal of Health Economics, December 21(9): 1279 - 1293.

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

Experience

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

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