PhD Students

Francesco Paolo Candio

Paolo is a PhD student at the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences. His academic background ranges from Economics (MSc) to Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (BSc). After having completed a MSc in Public Health at the University of Bristol in 2015, he started his PhD.

His research focuses on the economic evaluation of a physical activity promotion programme from a public sector perspective.

Dina Jankovic | 

Dina is a PhD student at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York. Her research focuses on elicitation of experts’ opinion as a tool for quantifying uncertainty in economic evaluation and health technology assessment.

Dina holds a Pharmacy degree from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Heath Economics from the University of York. Her MSc research project involved economic evaluation in public health at the World Health Organisation.

Richard Mattock

Richard Mattock is a PhD student in the Department of Health Sciences, University of York. The focus of his research is on the application of methods of economic evaluation in the area of child health.

Prior to undertaking his PhD, Richard completed a BSc Neuroscience degree at the University of Leeds and obtained an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York, the research element of which explored Health Technology Assessment in mental health.

Hannah Penton

Hannah began her studies at the University of Sheffield in 2011, and graduated with a BSc in Economics in 2014 and completed an Msc in Health Economics and Decision Modelling (HEDM) in ScHARR in October 2015. She began her PhD 'Exploring the economics of unified budgets for health and social care.' in November 2015 funded by the University of Sheffield CLAHRC White Rose Network Scholarship.

Hannah's general research interests are methodological issues in cross-sectoral economic evaluation, especially issues surrounding outcome measurement.

Francesco Ramponi

Francesco is a PhD student at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York. The focus of his research is on evaluating cost-effectiveness of interventions in marginalised groups, where cross-sectoral and cross-temporal concerns assume particular relevance. 

Francesco holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Trieste (Italy) and a MSc in Economics and Public Finance from the University of Padua (Italy). Previous to joining the CHE, he was research fellow in Health Economics at the International Renal Research Institute of Vicenza, and he worked as an intern in a pharmaceutical consulting company in Turin.