We Are: Manraj Kaur, PT, PhD

Dr. Manraj Kaur (She/Her) is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded investigator at the PROVE center with training and experience in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research, including modern psychometric analysis. Over the past 10 years, Manraj’s main research interests have focused on the measurement of patient-reported outcomes, preference elicitation techniques, and health economic evaluation (including healthcare costing methods), primarily in women with breast cancer and patients seeking oncologic or aesthetic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Kaur’s most recent work involves the development of the BREAST-Q utility module for use in cost-effectiveness evaluation of breast cancer interventions, and the GENDER-Q, a patient-reported outcome measure for individuals seeking gender-affirming care. She received her doctoral and Master’s in Rehabilitation Science with a health economics and outcomes research focus from McMaster University in Canada. Her research has been funded by the CIHR, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Plastic Surgery Foundation.