Joanna Coast Health Economics Seminar “Capability, economics and International Climate and Environmental Change Assessment Project” June 3rd, 2015

When: Wednesday 3rd June 2015, 16.00-17.00

Where: Room S-1.04, King’s College London, Strand Building  Strand Campus

 About our speaker: Joanna Coast is Professor of Health Economics within the School of Health and Population Sciences at the University of Birmingham.  Jo qualified with a BA (Econ) (Hons) in economics in 1988 and an MSc in Health Economics in 1990, both from the University of York, and a PhD in social medicine from the University of Bristol in 2000. Prior to her appointment to the University of Birmingham in 2005, she was based in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Bristol for 15 years.

Jo has been Professor of Health Economics at the University of Birmingham since November 2005.  She was Head of the Health Economics Unit from August 2008 until December 2011, and her research interests lie in the theory underlying economic evaluation (including capability), developing broader measures of outcome for use in economic evaluation (including measures of capability), health care decision making, the economics of antimicrobial resistance and the organisation of care. She also has a methodological interest in the use of qualitative methods in health economics and is recognised as an international authority in this field. She has published extensively in all of these areas.

Jo has been a member of a number of national and international grant-awarding panels and is a member of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Funding Committee. She is currently Senior Editor, Health Economics for Social Science and Medicine.

All are welcome to attend!

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