Professor Michael Drummond

GENI Chair

Professor, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Mike is Professor of Health Economics at the University of York and was Director of the Centre for Health Economics from December 1995 to September 2005. His particular field of interest is in the economic evaluation of health care treatments and programmes. He has undertaken evaluations in a wide range of medical fields including care of the elderly, neonatal intensive care, immunisation programmes, services for people with AIDS, eye health care and pharmaceuticals.

He is the author of two major textbooks and more than 600 scientific papers, has acted as a consultant to the World Health Organization and was Project Leader of a European Union Project on the Methodology of Economic Appraisal of Health Technology. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. He has been President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.  He is currently Co-Editor-in-Chief of Value in Health.

His recent projects relate to the conduct of economic evaluations and their use in health care decision making. These include:

  • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (funded by NHS R&D)
  • Assessment of the socio-economic value of medical devices (funded by the European Health Technology Institute)


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