Program of Study

PhD student in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.


Beate Sander, RN MBA MEcDev PhD

Education and Training

Nicolas received his BA in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, and his MSc in Health Economics from the University of Calgary. Nicolas worked with national health policy authorities and the Ministry of Health to develop the health economic recommendations for the National Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis, follow-up, and treatment of type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, in Colombia. During his MSc program, Nicolas evaluated the health economic effects of organized screening programs for rheumatic disease in Canada. He currently works with the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer to shape public policy in cancer control across jurisdictions in Canada.

Research Interests and Expertise

Nicolas' primary research interests are in infectious disease, Global Health, and equity-informed decision-making.