Ryan O’Reilly, BSc, MSc, (PhD student)

Current Position and Professional Functions

PhD student at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.


Beate Sander, RN MBA MEcDev PhD

Education and Training

Ryan completed his undergraduate degree in pharmacology at McMaster University. He has worked in a number of research settings including laboratories at the University of Toronto & Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as clinics at CAMH & Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He has training in economic evaluation, biostatistics, and the analysis of health administrative data.


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Research Interests and Expertise

Ryan’s research interests are focused on the use of health administrative data to evaluate the burden of infectious diseases and the cost-effectiveness of preventative interventions. His thesis work involves the use of population-based datasets to explore the burden of pneumococcal disease, and inform economic evaluations of preventative strategies.


  • Systematic review of the costs of pneumococcal disease
  • Economic burden of pneumonia, otitis media and invasive pneumococcal disease in Ontario
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for older adults in Ontario

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