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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Montasir Ahmed


Health Economist



I am a Health Economist at the Health Economics and Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Centre for Evaluation and Methods, part of the Wolfson Institute of Population Health (WIPH). I started working at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in July 2022. My primary tasks are Economic Evaluation, cost-effectiveness analysis, and implementing Bedside Electronic Transfusion Checks at Barts Health NHS Trust hospitals.

Before joining QMUL, I worked at the University of Oslo, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo Metropolitan University, and NordicRWE. Throughout my career, I have provided my expertise in Economic Evaluation to various organizations. I hold an MPhil in Health Economics, Policy, and Management, specializing in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare, from the University of Oslo, Norway. I also have an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oslo, Norway, and an MSc in Economics from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. 

I have comprehensive proficiency in Health Economics, Statistics, Economic Evaluation, Health Technology Assessment and Market Access to evaluate the cost, efficacy and health effects of several medicines and medical devices in many disease areas. I have skills and experience with an insightful perspective of Method Assessment, Estimating causal effects, Real-world evidence generation, Systematic Review & meta-analysis and Evidence Synthesis. I am proficient in decision-analytic modelling, cost-effectiveness, budget impact, and survival analysis.


Research Interests:

Economic Evaluation, Decision-analytic modelling and Cost-effectiveness analysis.


Outstanding publications:

  • Ahmed M, Muhoozi GKM, Atukunda P, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Wangen KR. Cognitive development among children in a low-income setting: Cost-effectiveness analysis of a maternal nutrition education intervention in rural Uganda. PLOS ONE. 2023;18(8):e0290379.


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