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Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

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.

She is an Associate Editor of the Health and Quality of Life Outcomes


MSc Global Health: Health Economic Analyses Module

Wellcome Trust PhD Programme in Science: Effective and Efficient Evaluation Module for Year 1 (MRes in Health Data in Practice)


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 studies to conduct evaluation for implementation of intervention in health care and economic evaluation for Randomised Controlled Trials. 

  • Evaluation of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the implementation of bedside electronic transfusion checks. Funded by Barts Charity. Principal Investigator.
  • Evaluation of cost-effectiveness for a number of Randomised Controlled Trials that are funded by the National Institute for Health Research, Horizon 2020, and Charities. Co-Investigator.


See all of Yan's publications here:


ORCiD: 0000-0003-4436-1126