Professor Sadatsafavi is an epidemiologist and health outcomes scientist. He leads the Respiratory Evaluation Sciences Program (http://resp.core.ubc.ca) within the Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Sadatsafavi received his MD degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2002, MHSc degree in Epidemiology from The University of British Columbia in 2007, and PhD degree in Health Economics and Outcomes Research from The University of British Columbia in 2012. In addition to his primary appointment, he holds affiliations with the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation as well as the Division of Respiratory Medicine, UBC. For his research related to the RESP program, he has received Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s New Investigator Salary Award and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s Scholar Award.