Yasmin Saeed, BScPhm, PhD (Candidate)

Current Position and Professional Functions

PhD student in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto.


William Wong, PhD

Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Education and Training

Yasmin is a PhD student studying health economics at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. She is also a graduate of the BSc Pharmacy program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and a licensed pharmacist.


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Research Interests and Expertise

For her thesis project, Yasmin is measuring the health utilities (quality of life) of chronic hepatitis C patients. She is focusing on subgroups of hepatitis C patients whose health utilities have not been previously well-studied, including socioeconomically marginalized patients and patients with severe liver disease. This will help us to better understand the burden of hepatitis C. Additionally, this information can be used in cost-effectiveness analyses of hepatitis C screening and treatment programs to help healthcare systems decide how to allocate their limited resources.


Understanding the treatment benefits of novel antiviral agents for hepatitis C: quality of life, health utility, cost, and return to work.

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