Mark Rovere is the former Associate Director of the Health Policy Research Centre at the Fraser Institute. He holds an Honours Bachelor's degree and a Master's Degree in Political Science from the University of Windsor. Since joining the Institute, Mr. Rovere has contributed research and co-authored numerous studies on a range of health and pharmaceutical policy issues including Canadian pharmaceutical pricing, access to new medicines, government drug expenditures, Canadian and American prescription drug spending, and the sustainability of public health care in Canada. His recent commentaries have appeared in such newspapers as the National Post, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star and Toronto Sun. He also regularly appears on radio shows across the country to discuss the Institute’s health policy research, and has appeared on a number of television news programs including CBC News Hour, CTV News, SUN TV’s Daily Brief, and CPAC’s Prime Time Politics. Mr. Rovere has also written regularly for the Fraser Forum on a variety of health and pharmaceutical policy related topics. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Health Services Research in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.