Karen A. Grépin is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong. She is trained as a health economist and conducts comparative health policy and health systems research. Dr. Grépin's research focuses on institutional factors affecting the demand and supply of health services and government policy response to infectious disease outbreaks. She has a Ph.D. in Health Policy (economics) from Harvard University, an S.M. in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a B.Sc. in Immunology from McGill University.