Mina is a scientist at the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV). He is a pharmacoepidemiologist and pharmacist and also an assistant professor at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto and investigator with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN). He completed a PhD in pharmacoepidemiology at the University of Toronto and previously completed a Masters in Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Tennessee, and a Doctor of Pharmacy at Albany College of Pharmacy. He also completed a pharmacy residency in Drug Information and Health Outcomes at the University of Tennessee and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Mina’s research interests lie in developing real-world evidence to inform provincial and national drug policy and the post-marketing surveillance of medications. He has a keen interest in leveraging big data to answer important health care questions. Specifically, he is driven to ensure the appropriate and safe use of medications and the sustainability of public drug programs.