Tammy Clifford, PhD


CADTH, Alberta, Canada
Publications Committee Member, MDEpiNet


Dr. Clifford is the Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives, and Chief Scientist at CADTH. Her responsibilities include aligning the methods used in conducting CADTH’s health technology assessments (HTAs) with best practices. She is also responsible for building capacity among producers and users of evidence-based assessments by providing education, training, and various brokering activities that facilitate the sharing of HTA work. Her portfolio also includes overseeing the Policy Forum, the Canadian Network for Environmental Scanning in Health (CNESH), the HTA Exchange, and horizon scanning. Tammy provides leadership to CADTH’s scientific advice (early engagement) program, and to the agency’s patient and citizen engagement activities. She has a keen interest in advancing evidence synthesis methods, and in promoting the value of transparency and collaboration.