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Dr. Lisa Lix
Dr. Lisa Lix is Professor and Manitoba Research Chair and Director of Data Science within the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation at the University of Manitoba. She was Centennial Chair in the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan prior to this (2008 – 2012).
Dr. Lix’s areas of research expertise include health services research methods, statistical methods for evaluation of the quality of administrative health databases, the analysis of repeated measures and longitudinal data, and robust statistical methods for patient-reported outcomes. She collaborates widely on projects about population health and the association between chronic disease and quality of life. Dr. Lix has extensive experience working with administrative health databases from multiple provinces and this has provided her with unique insights into new methodological research opportunities. She is currently leading a three-year Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-funded project that will conduct comparative investigations of the quality of physician billing claims databases from Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
The excellence of Dr. Lix’s research program has been recognized through the following provincial and national awards: Manitoba Research Chair (2012 – 2017), University of Saskatchewan Centennial Chair (2008 – 2012), Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Top New Socio-Health Investigator (2009), and CIHR New Investigator Award (2006 – 2011).