Michael Law

Canada Research Chair in Access to Medicines
Degrees / Designations 

PhD, Health Policy, Harvard University, 2008
MSc, Health Population and Society, London School of Economics, 2002
BA&Sc, Arts & sciences Program, McMaster University, 2001

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Academic Appointment 
Associate Professor
Other Areas of Research 
Pharmaceutical Policy
Health Policy
Program Evaluation

Dr. Michael Law holds the Canada Research Chair in Access to Medicines, and an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, at the University of British Columbia.

Michael’s research program focuses on pharmaceutical policy. His work focuses on access to and the use of prescription drugs, including the affordability of prescription drugs, private drug insurance, generic drug pricing, and the impact of pharmacist prescribing. His research program has attracted more than $2.5 million in research funding, including 4 operating grants from CIHR as principal investigator.