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Blizard Institute - Barts and The London

Dr Yan Feng


Senior Lecturer in Health Economics

Telephone: 020 7882 7212
Room Number: 2.03


Yan obtained a BSc degree in 2005 from the Statistics Department, Capital University of Economics and Business (Beijing, China). She also holds an MSc degree in Economics from University of Edinburgh (2006) and a PhD degree in Health Economics from University of Aberdeen (2010). She became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2019. Before joining Queen Mary University of London in 2018 as a Senior Lecturer, Yan worked as a Senior Economist at the Office of Health Economics (London, UK), and a Research Assistant at the Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen.


BSc Global Health: Introduction to Health Economics


Research Interests:

Yan's research interests include quality of life research, economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, health policy evaluation, pay-for-performance incentives in primary and secondary care, and applied micro-econometrics in health.

Yan is currently leading on a number of research projects as the Principal Investigator:

  • Effectiveness and Value for Money of Prescribed Specialised Services Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) interventions 2016/17 to 2018/19. Funded by the Policy Research Programme, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
  • Exploring the variance of EQ-5D-5L index in patients with chronic conditions in England. Funded by the EuroQol Research Foundation.

Research Groups:


See all of Yan's publications here:


ORCiD: 0000-0003-4436-1126