Alan Katz

Alan Katz


Alan Katz is a professor in the Departments of Community Health Sciences and Family Medicine at the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He graduated from the University of Cape Town with a MBChB in 1983. He joined the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba after receiving a MSc in Community Health and earning certification in Family Medicine.

Dr Katz is a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the past president of the Canadian Association of Health Policy Research. He currently serves the co-chair of the Research Advocacy Committee of the North American Primary Care Research group and Chair of the Action Group for Research Advocacy of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

He is the past Director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.

Dr Katz is the Principal Investigator or Co-investigator on multiple grants valued at over $50 million. His research interests are focused on health services and service delivery in primary care. He has expertise in research using administrative claims data.