Etienne Gaudette's Bio
Étienne Gaudette, PhD, is a senior health economist at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, an adjunct research professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics in the USC School of Pharmacy, and a health economist at the USC Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health Policy. He was previously a research assistant professor at the USC School of Pharmacy and policy director at the USC Roybal Center for Health Policy Simulation.
Gaudette’s research focuses on health economics, the economics of aging, microsimulation methods and applied macroeconomics. He is interested in the power of structures and incentives to influence decisions that, when aggregated, produce demand for care, and he collaborates with healthcare professionals to ensure the real-world impact of his work. He works with neurologists in the multi-institutional Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) study group to assess the impact of triage decisions and follow-up care for the economic well-being of patients after TBI.
His research has been published in renowned health economics journals including PharmacoEconomics and Value in Health, as well as medical journals such as Medical Care and American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Gaudette earned a BSc and MSc in economics from the Université de Sherbrooke and a PhD in economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal.