Darren Mazzei

PhD Candidate in Health Economics


Research interests

Non surgical management of osteoarthritis, cost-effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions


Darren is a physiotherapist with five years of clinical experience working in community rehabilitation clinics in Alberta. Darren's hopes to become a clinician scientist who investigates the socioeconomic impacts of osteoarthritis management with the goal of improving patients’ access to evidence-based cost-effective services. With limited budgets, the valuation of health care services is an important factor for decision-makers to ensure resources are being used wisely.