Michael Law

Publications authored by Michael Law from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Morrow RL, Mintzes B, Gray G, Law MR, Garrison S, Dormuth CR. Factors relating to nonpublication and publication bias in clinical trials in Canada: a qualitative interview study. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2022 Oct 21. doi: 10.1111/bcp.15574. Online ahead of print. Read more

Miregwa BN, Holbrook A, Law MR, Lavis JN, Thabane L, Dolovich L, Wilson MG. The impact of OHIP+ pharmacare on use and costs of public drug plans among children and youth in Ontario: a time-series analysis. CMAJ Open. 2022 Sep 27;10(3):E848-E855. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210295. Read more

Hedden L, McCracken RK, Spencer S, Narayan S, Gooderham E, Bach P, Boyd J, Chakanyuka C, Hayashi K, Klimas J, Law M, McGrail K, Nosyk B, Peterson S, Sutherland C, Ti L, Yung S, Cameron F, Fernandez R, Giesler A, Strydom N. Advancing virtual primary care for people with opioid use disorder (VPC OUD): a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 Sep 26;12(9):e067608. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067608. Read more

Luz TCB, de Castro AKS, Marques IC, Cota BB, Alves JC, Law MR. Performance of a pharmaceutical services regionalization strategy policy in Minas Gerais, Brazil: Pre-post analysis from ERAF project. Front Pharmacol. 2022 Sep 2;13:953990. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.953990. Read more

McClean AR, Law MR, Harrison M, Bansback N, Gomes T, Tadrous M. Uptake of biosimilar drugs in Canada: analysis of provincial policies and usage data. CMAJ. 2022 Apr 19;194(15):E556-E560. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.211478. Read more

McGrail K, Clement F, Law M. The Value of and Need for Health Services and Policy Research that Focuses on Macro System-Level Challenges. Healthc Pap. 2022 Apr;20(3):26-32. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2022.26846. Read more

Nisingizwe MP, Ndishimye P, Swaibu K, Nshimiyimana L, Karame P, Dushimiyimana V, Musabyimana JP, Musanabaganwa C, Nsanzimana S, Law MR. Effect of unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) delivery on blood product delivery time and wastage in Rwanda: a retrospective, cross-sectional study and time series analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 Apr;10(4):e564-e569. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00048-1. Read more

Hofmeister M, Sivakumar A, Clement F, Hayes KN, Law M, Guertin JR, Neville HL, Tadrous M. Trends in Canadian prescription drug purchasing: 2001-2020. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2022 Mar 17;15(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s40545-022-00420-4. Read more

Alves JC, Law MR, Luz TCB. Prevalence and Factors Associated With Out-of-Pocket Pharmaceutical Expenditure Among Primary Healthcare Patients: Evidence From the Prover Project. Value Health Reg Issues. 2022 Mar 17;30:83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.vhri.2022.01.006. Online ahead of print. Read more

Duncan R, Cheng L, Law MR, Shojania K, De Vera MA, Harrison M. The impact of introducing multidisciplinary care assessments on access to rheumatology care in British Columbia: an interrupted time series analysis. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Mar 11;22(1):327. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07715-x. Read more

Connolly E, Boley EJ, Fejfar DL, Varney PF, Aron MB, Fulcher IR, Lambert W, Ndayizigiye M, Law MR, Mugunga JC, Hedt-Gauthier B; Cross-site COVID-19 Syndromic Surveillance Working Group. Childhood immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences in Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia and Malawi. Bull World Health Organ. 2022 Feb 1;100(2):115-126C. doi: 10.2471/BLT.21.286774. Epub 2021 Nov 17. Read more

Aranda Z, Binde T, Tashman K, Tadikonda A, Mawindo B, Maweu D, Boley EJ, Mphande I, Dumbuya I, Montaño M, Clisbee M, Mvula MG, Ndayizigiye M, Casella Jean-Baptiste M, Varney PF, Anyango S, Grépin KA, Law MR, Mugunga JC, Hedt-Gauthier B, Fulcher IR; Cross-site COVID-19 Syndromic Surveillance Working Group. Disruptions in maternal health service use during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: experiences from 37 health facilities in low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Jan;7(1):e007247. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007247. Read more

Morrow RL, Mintzes B, Gray G, Law MR, Garrison S, Dormuth CR. Industry Sponsor Influence in Clinical Trial Reporting in Canada: A Qualitative Interview Study. Clin Ther. 2021 Dec 23:S0149-2918(21)00493-8. Online ahead of print. Read more

Schummers L, Darling EK, Dunn S, McGrail K, Gayowsky A, Law MR, Laba TL, Kaczorowski J, Norman WV. Abortion Safety and Use with Normally Prescribed Mifepristone in Canada. N Engl J Med. 2021 Dec 8. Online ahead of print. Read more

Zeitouny S, Suda KJ, Mitsantisuk K, Law MR, Tadrous M. Mapping global trends in vaccine sales before and during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional time-series analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Dec;6(12):e006874. Read more

Tadrous M, Shakeri A, Hayes KN, Neville HL, Houlihan J, Clement F, Guertin JR, Law MR, Gomes T. Canadian Trends and Projections in Prescription Drug Purchases: 2001–2023. Canadian Journal of Health Technologies. 2021;1(11). Read more

James J, Teo M, Ramachandran V, Law M, Cheng M. Performance, clinical utility, and cost-effectiveness of selective use of staging investigations in early breast cancers. ANZ J Surg. 2021 Nov 1. Online ahead of print. Read more

Innes GD, Teichman JMH, Scheuermeyer FX, McRae AD, Grafstein E, Andruchow J, Cheng L, Law MR. Does early intervention improve outcomes for patients with acute ureteral colic? CJEM. 2021 Sep;23(5):679-686. Read more

Hategeka C, Lynd LD, Kenyon C, Tuyisenge L, Law MR. Impact of a Multifaceted Intervention to Improve Emergency Care on Newborn and Child Health Outcomes in Rwanda. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Aug 30:czab109. Online ahead of print. Read more

Hedden L, Ahuja MA, Lavergne MR, McGrail KM, Law MR, Cheng L, Barer ML. How long does it take patients to find a new primary care physician when theirs retires: a population-based, longitudinal study. Hum Resour Health. 2021 Jul 23;19(1):92. Read more