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Dee Mangin

Dee Mangin MBChB (Otago), DPH (Otago), FRNZCGP (NZ)

ProfessorAssociate Chair and Director, ResearchDavid Braley & Nancy Gordon Chair in Family MedicineProfessor and Director of Research, University of Otago, Christchurch
David Braley Health Sciences Centre


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Before moving from New Zealand to Canada, Dee Mangin was the Director of the Primary Care Unit at the University of Otago, Christchurch, and Clinical Leader for Research Audit and Evaluation at the Pegasus Health Primary Healthcare Organisation.

She was a Ministerially appointed member of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Products Advisory Committee, PHARMAC. She is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and in 2011 she received their Distinguished Service Medal.

Dr. Mangin sits on the Section of Researchers’ Council with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and is a member of the Integrated Patient Safety Action Plan Medication Safety Leads Group, Patients for Patient Safety Canada.

She was awarded both a Distinguished Paper and Best Paper award at the North American Primary Care Research Group’s (NAPCRG) 2015 conference. She is the Director of MUSIC, the McMaster University Sentinel and Information Collaboration practice-based research network, and the Medical Director and cofounder of RxISK.org a website for consumer information and reporting of drug adverse reactions.

Her broad interests are: rational prescribing; innovative models of primary care delivery; effective incorporation of evidence into patient centred practice; and the influences of science, policy and commerce on the nature of care.

She has wide clinical research experience in primary care, including observational and interventional quantitative research methods and community RCTs of innovative models of care. Dr. Mangin has experience leading RCTs of clinical interventions in areas such as antidepressant use, community acquired pneumonia, antibiotics in urinary tract infections, deprescribing trials on the reduction of single medicines and deprescribing of multiple medicines among older adults.

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Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction

A troubling pharmaceutical cocktail
The Walrus Talks — Mobility
October 5, 2017

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