Mentor, PHD in Health Economics
Michelle currently works as a health economist researcher within a multi-disciplinary team at a National University. Specifically, the project she is working on seeks to establish cost effective interventions for childhood obesity. Michelle obtained a first class honours M.Sc. in Health Economics. Following this, she was awarded a scholarship to undertake a PhD in Health Economics in the Department of Economics at NUI Galway, Ireland which has since been successfully completed.
Michelle’s research interests and experience include Health Technology Assessments, Economic Evaluation; (particularly cost effectiveness analysis), Discrete Choice Experiments and Systematic Reviews. Throughout her research she has used a number of National datasets, applying various econometric techniques to address complex health economics research questions; using various statistical packages including Stata and Nlogit. Michelle has presented her research at a number of National and International Medical, Economic and Health Economic conferences along with having her research published. Michelle has previously worked in the Industry in various roles in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.