Jennifer Whitty is Professor of Health Economics and Head of the Health Economics Group at the Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland and an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Australia. Jennifer is an applied health economist with a professional background in pharmacy. Her research focusses in particular on evaluating preferences, choices and values around health and healthcare delivery and using these preferences to inform economic evaluation and health care decision-making. Jennifer’s research is supported by competitive and industry funding, including the Australian Research Council (ARC), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and Departments of Health. Jennifer is a founding member of the International Academy of Health Preference Research (IAHPR), has authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and is a member of the Editorial Board for the international journals “Medical Decision Making” and “Applied Health Economics and Health Policy”. She has provided direct input to Government policy-making, including consultancy to the Australian Department of Health contributing to their health technology assessment processes. Jennifer is a member of the Health Services Research Board hosted at Universities UK (HSRUK), which brings together those who produce and use evidence to improve health services.
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Published 25th August 2020