Dee ManginDee Mangin, MBChB (Otago), DPH (Otago), FRNZCGP (NZ)
Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Ontario Pharmacy Research Collaboration
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
David Braley and Nancy Gordon Chair in Family Medicine
McMaster University

Dr. Dee Mangin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, where she also holds the David Braley and Nancy Gordon Chair in Family Medicine. Dee moved to Canada from New Zealand in late 2013.

While in New Zealand she was the Director of the Primary Care Unit at the University of Otago, Christchurch as well as a Clinical Advisory Board member and Clinical Leader for Research Audit and Evaluation at the Pegasus Health Primary Healthcare Organisation. She was a member of the NZ Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Products Advisory Committee to PHARMAC and served on the Southern Region Ethics Committee. She is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and in 2011 received their Distinguished Service Medal.

Dee’s broad interests are rational prescribing, innovative models of primary care delivery, and the influences of science, policy and commerce on the nature of care. She has expertise in the effects on prescribing of pharmaceutical company promotion to consumers and physicians. She has wide clinical research experience in primary care using observational quantitative research methods including cohort, cross-sectional and case-control studies.

Dee has specific experience in interventional studies in community RCTs of innovative models of care, and of clinical interventions including antidepressant use, community-acquired pneumonia, antibiotics in urinary tract infection, and in “deprescribing” trials of the reduction of multiple medicines in adults in older age, and effective incorporation of evidence into patient-centred practice. She is one of the founders of, a global website for patients to report and research drug side effects.