Visiting Health Economist
David joined the Department of Public Health and Primary Care in 2017 as a research assistant in health economics. He has previously worked at the Swedish Institute for Health Economics. His research background includes modelling of economic and health outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes, comparing different treatment options. He has also researched the connections between quality of life and complications of type 1 diabetes. David holds a MSc in Economics from Lund University and a Bachelor Degree from Linköping University focused on Public Administration with a major in Economics.
Within the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, David primarily works with evaluating best practices for the use of ultrasound screening during late stages of pregnancy. Amongst other things, his role includes developing a decision analytic model for evaluating: 1) the cost-effectiveness of different screening policies, and 2) the best research priorities for future work in the field (Value of Information analysis).