Karen Grépin is Associate Professor of Health Sciences and the Canada Research Chair in Global Health Policy and Evaluation at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research focuses on priority setting in health systems, institutional factors affecting the demand and supply of health services, and the politics and effectiveness of development assistance for health. She holds her PhD in Health Policy (economics) from Harvard University and her Master's in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to joining Laurier, she was an Assistant Professor at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. She is a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington. She is on the editorial boards of Global Challenges: Global Health, Health Systems and Reform and Global Health Governance.