Jeffrey is a professor at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, where he is pursuing research on how to make health economics more useful to decision-makers. His research interests also include health services related to cancer, mental health and other issues affecting poor and vulnerable populations. He is chief of the Division of Health Policy and Management with the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of California, Davis.
An award-winning teacher, Jeffrey has been recognized for his work by Western University and the University of Toronto, as well as by the Society for Medical Decision Making. He has also received a Career Scientist Award from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term-Care.
Jeffrey received his PhD in health economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. His research has been supported by more than $40 million in grant funding, resulting in more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and 250 invited presentations in 15 countries. He has also contributed to more than 20 book chapters and editorials.