Health economist, University of Liverpool

Simon has been working as a health economist after completing an MSc in Health Economics at the University of York, and has been a member of LHE since 2012. He has provided health-economic input into areas such as urology, cardiology, alcohol and reproductive services and hepatology; however his main area of research concerns the economics of maternal, neonatal and perinatal health.

Simon is involved in a number of NIHR and RfPb trials evaluating interventions to improve outcomes during gestation, labour and delivery; including the prevention of pre-term birth, management of preeclampsia and the cost-effectiveness of age-appropriate pharmaceutical formulations in newborns.

Simon is also currently involved in evaluating the extent of hepatitis C infection in Europe, estimating the long-term survival, quality of life and resource impact of the disease, and working on strategies to improve access to treatment in high-risk groups.

Experience

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    Health economist, University of Liverpool