Dr. Olivia Tseng is a practicing family doctor and a quantitative researcher proficient with administrative data analysis, systematic review and randomized controlled trials.  Olivia is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UBC Department of Family Practice, an associate research member of the Centre for Clinical Evaluation and Epidemiology(c2e2.ca), an affiliated research member of the Women Health Research Institute(WHRI), and a board member of the Clinician Scholar Program.  She supervises Family Practice residents and medical students at the UBC Health Clinic.  She has been awarded multiple research scholarships including a national Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation fellowship.  She served on the GPAC working group, helping to create the BC provincial guidelines for genital tract cancers in females.  She completed her residency training at St. Paul’s Hospital, doctoral degree and Clinician Scholar Training at UBC, and Master of Science degree at SFU.

Dr. Tseng’s research interest is to prompt efficiency and quality of primary care including:

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Administrative data analysis for health service evaluation and planning
  • Management of multiple chronic diseases(multi-morbidity)
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Technology, medical records
  • Health Information Technology, medical records
  • Genomics, proteomics and metabolomics


chronic disease management, osteoporosis, cancer screening

Cross-Cultural Issues in Medicine,Tseng, O.L., et al., Utilization of Bone Mineral Density Testing Among Breast Cancer Survivors in British Columbia, Canada. Osteoporosis Int.  [accepted]

Tseng, O.L., et al., Cervical cancer screening for survivors diagnosed with cancer before age 25.  J Cancer Surviv, 2017. 11(3): p. 410-419

Tseng, O.L., J.T. Kelsall, and P.G. Wilcox, Piperacillin-associated pulmonary infiltrates and eosinophilia: a case report.  Can Respir J, 2010. 17(2): p.e24-6

Poh, C.F., et al., Fluorescence visualization detection of field alternations in tumor margins of oral cancer patients. Clin Cancer Res., 2006. 12(22): p. 6716-22.