Professor, Family Medicine, McMaster University
Dee Mangin, MBChB, DPH (Otago), FRNZCGP (NZ)
Derelie (Dee) Mangin is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, where she holds the distinguished David Braley Nancy Gordon Chair. She is interested in polypharmacy among older adults with an aim to promote methods for successful deprescription. She has wide clinical research experience in primary care, including observational and interventional quantitative research methods and community randomized control trials (RCTs) of innovative models of care. Dee has experience leading RCTs of clinical interventions in areas such as antidepressant use, community acquired pneumonia, antibiotics in urinary tract infections, and deprescription trials. Her current research interests include 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.