An Economist in Research, Policy and Consulting

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Speaker: Colin Preyra

Date: November 3rd

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Location: Health Sciences Building (155 College Street, Toronto ON), Room HS 108

We are pleased to welcome Colin Preyra of Preyra Solutions Group to talk with students about working as a health economist in the field of consulting. All are welcome.

This session will motivate discussion about ways to use economics and other research skills as a basis for a consulting career. Much of the talk will sample Colin’s experiences and reflections from twenty years as a health care consultant. Topics will include: projects, hiring, data and tools, and using economic theory and methods in practice.

Colin Preyra, PhD is CEO and Scientific Director of the Preyra Solutions Group (PSG), a firm at the intersection of computing, economics, statistics and clinical science. With his PSG team he develops tools to better fund, plan, and deliver health care.  He has worked with hundreds of health care organizations and his work has informed billions of dollars in capital and operating decisions.