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Diarmuid Coughlan

Research Associate in Health Economics, Newcastle University

Accomplished health economist, cancer researcher and pharmacist with over ten years experience of conducting health services research internationally.

Academic-level exposure to health care systems and cancer services in Ireland, England, Australia & the US. Dedicated scholar with strong empirical experience, strategic approach to problem solving and has gained valuable insight into conducting research from internationally-renowned experts. Ambition is to forge a career in cancer research and policy internationally.


  • 2017–present
    Research associate, Newcastle University
  • 2015–2017
    Postdoctoral fellow, National Cancer Institute
  • 2014–2015
    Teaching fellow, Newcastle University


  • 2014 
    National University of Ireland, Galway , PhD Health Economics in Cancer Prevention
  • 2010 
    University College Cork, MSc. Research
  • 2009 
    University of York, MSc. Health Economics