Mehdi Najafzadeh, PhD, MSc, MA


Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Department of Medicine
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics
1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030,
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 617-278-0934 | Fax: 617-232-8602


Mehdi Najafzadeh PhD, MSc, MA, is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate statistician/epidemiologist in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Phamacoeconomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

His research involves measuring and comparing benefits, risks, and cost of drugs and health care interventions in general.  In particular, evaluation of clinical and economic outcomes of genomic medicine and development of methods for risk benefit analysis of drugs have been his main research areas. His methodological interests include modeling and simulation, preference elicitation techniques using choice experiments, and statistical modeling.

Dr. Najafzadeh was awarded a fellowship from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) while he was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School. He received his doctorate in health economics from the University of British Columbia (UBC) where he was a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholar and recipient of a Four-Year Fellowship from UBC. He has an MA in Economics from UBC, an M.Sc. in Socio-Economic Systems, and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran.

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