Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards

Professor in Health Economics

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Founding director of health economics research at Bangor University. Co-director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) at Bangor University.

In a global analysis of bibliometrics in health economics (1975-2022), Rhiannon was listed among the most important authors in health economics. She was ranked in the top five most collaborative authors, with Bangor University in the top 10 most collaborative institutions in health economics. See: Barbu, L. Global trends in the scientific research of the health economics: a bibliometric analysis from 1975 to 2022. Health Econ Rev 13, 31 (2023).

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 383 712

E-mail: r.t.edwards@bangor.ac.uk

Address: Room 103, Ardudwy, Normal Site, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2PZ

X (formerly known as Twitter): @ProfRTEdwards

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Rhiannon Tudor Edwards BSc. Econ, M.A., D.Phil., Hon. MFPH is Professor of Health Economics. She is co-director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) at Bangor University, and leads the Public Health and Prevention Economics Research Group (PHERG) at CHEME. She is a member of Council and a trustee of Bangor University. Rhiannon is also a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Population Health, University of Liverpool. At an all-Wales level she co-directs Health and Care Economics Cymru (HCEC), funded by Health and Care Research Wales through Welsh Government, is a Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leader and a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.

Research interests and expertise are in the design, conduct and reporting of economic evaluations of public health and preventative interventions, within and beyond the health sector as often these are multi-sectoral. Rhiannon has co-authored over 400 peer-reviewed articles and is co-editor of the established course textbook "Handbooks in Health Economics – Applied Health Economics for Public Health Practice and Research” published by Oxford University Press. She is currently leading Bangor University as a partner in the Invest4Health (I4H) study funded by Horizon Europe.

Rhiannon is a Commonwealth Harkness alumnus, graduate of Aberystwyth University, the University of Calgary and the University of York, and is an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM, Level 7) qualified executive coach.

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Founding director of health economics research at Bangor University. Co-director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) at Bangor University.

In a global analysis of bibliometrics in health economics (1975-2022), Rhiannon was listed among the most important authors in health economics. She was ranked in the top five most collaborative authors, with Bangor University in the top 10 most collaborative institutions in health economics. See: Barbu, L. Global trends in the scientific research of the health economics: a bibliometric analysis from 1975 to 2022. Health Econ Rev 13, 31 (2023).

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 383 712

E-mail: r.t.edwards@bangor.ac.uk

Address: Room 103, Ardudwy, Normal Site, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2PZ

X (formerly known as Twitter): @ProfRTEdwards

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Research interests: health economics; public health; prevention.

  • Edwards, R. T., Ezeofor, V., Bryning, L., Anthony, B. F., Charles, J. M., & Weeks, A. (2023). Prevention of postpartum haemorrhage: Economic evaluation of the novel butterfly device in a UK setting. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology283, 149-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2023.02.020
  • Weeks, A. D., Cunningham, C., Taylor, W., Rosala-Hallas, A., Watt, P., Bryning, L., Ezeofor, V., Cregan, L., Hayden, E., Lambert, D., Bedwell, C., Lane, S., Fisher, T., Edwards, R. T., & Lavender, T. (2023). A mixed method, phase 2 clinical evaluation of a novel device to treat postpartum haemorrhage. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology283, 142-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2023.01.018
  • McGregor, G., Powell, R., Begg, B., Birkett, S. T., Nichols, S., Ennis, S., McGuire, S., Prosser, J., Fiassam, O., Hee, S. W., Hamborg, T., Banerjee, P., Hartfiel, N., Charles, J. M., Edwards, R. T., Drane, A., Ali, D., Osman, F., He, H., Lachlan, T., Haykowsky, M. J., Ingle, L., Shave, R. (2023). High-intensity interval training in cardiac rehabilitation (HIIT or MISS UK): A multi-centre randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 30(9), 745-755. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjpc/zwad039
  • Casswell, E. J., Cro, S., Cornelius, V. R., Banerjee, P. J., Zvobgo, T. M., Edwards, R. T., Ezeofor, V., Anthony, B., Shahid, S. M., Bunce, C., Kelly, J., Murphy, E., & Charteris, D. (2023). Randomised controlled trial of adjunctive triamcinolone acetonide in eyes undergoing vitreoretinal surgery following open globe trauma: The ASCOT study. British Journal of Ophthalmology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjo-2022-322787 

 

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