Professor Claire  Hulme

Professor Claire Hulme

Professor of Health Economics

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Summary: Claire is Professor of Health Economics and Head of Academic Unit of Health Economics. Her research interests include health technology assessment and research exploring the interface between health and employment.

Location: Room 062, Level 11, Worsley Building


Claire is Professor of Health Economics and Head of the Academic Unit of Health Economics.

Claire’s research is around the economic evaluation of community programmes spanning the health and social care sectors and economic evaluation alongside clinical trials. Her current portfolio includes trials in oncology, dentistry, musculoskeletal, stroke and complex interventions; community-based research includes dementia, physical activity and rehabilitation. In addition to evaluation work, her research interests lie in the areas of health and employment and informal care.

Claire supervises PhD students across a range of topics in health economics. Current PhD topics include the use of incentives to improve health and a study investigating the relationship between centralising health services and health inequalities.  

She sits on the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Commissioning Board and the HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme review panel.