We have 2 postdocs joining CCHER in 2017.
Thomas is a postdoctoral fellow in the China Center for Health Economic Research. He joined the Center in September 2017 on a Boya Fellowship. His research interests are in the measurement and valuation of health and in the use of real world data to inform health care decision making.
Thomas received his PhD in Health Economics from UCL in the UK in 2015 under the supervision of Prof Gary Rubin and Prof Steve Morris. His thesis title was “Valuation of Health States Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)” and investigated the use of novel choice-based methods to elicit preferences for health and non-health benefits of treatments of vision disorders.
He is also co-lead of the health economic work of the MACUSTAR consortium which is funded by a European Union IMI-2 grant to develop novel endpoints for intermediate AMD. He has 12 peer-reviewed publications and numerous conference presentations.
Chen is a post-doc fellow supervised by Prof. Gordon Liu at CCHER. Her research interests include the economic analysis of Chinese health care system and health technology assessment. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Health Economics from the University of York under the supervision of Professor Nigel Rice and Professor Andrew Street. And she has worked at the Department of Health in the United Kingdom on a summer placement for the research of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).