Dan Werb

Associate Professor
Institute for Health Policy, Management & Evaluation

Dan Werb, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto and in the Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Public Health at the University of California San Diego. He is Director of the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation (CDPE; www.cdpe.org) at St. Michael’s Hospital, which conducts high-impact implementation science and observational research to improve the measurement and execution of policies and interventions to respond to substance-related harms. Dr. Werb is an inaugural winner of the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse Avenir Award (2015), the recipient of a Traiblazer Award (2017) from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the winner of an Early Career Investigator Prize from the Centre for Research on Pandemic Preparedness and Health Emergencies (2022).

Dr. Werb has published >115 studies on issues related to substance use, drug policy, pandemics, and epidemiology, with a focus on overdose prevention, implementation science, and on identifying the impact of public health emergencies on marginalized drug-using populations.

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