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Wendy Ungar

Wendy Ungar

Biography

Wendy Ungar is a Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, and Affiliate Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. Dr. Ungar holds the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Economic Evaluation and Technology Assessment in Child Health.  In 2007 Dr. Ungar founded TASK (Technology Assessment at Sick Kids), where she and her team conduct research applying health economic methods to child health with a focus on genomics and neurodevelopmental disorders. In 2017 Dr. Ungar was appointed Chair of the Ontario Genetic Testing Advisory Committee which makes funding recommendations on emerging genetic testing technologies for Ontario. Her book, Economic Evaluation in Child Health was published by Oxford University Press in 2010.