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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Dr Yan Feng


Reader in Health Economics

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 7212


I obtained a BSc degree in 2005 from the Statistics Department, Capital University of Economics and Business (Beijing, China). I also hold an MSc degree in Economics from University of Edinburgh (2006) and a PhD degree in Health Economics from University of Aberdeen (2010). I became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2019.

Before joining Queen Mary University of London in 2018 as a Senior Lecturer, I 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.

I am 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:

My 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.

I am 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.


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