Dr Sandy Tubeuf

Dr Sandy Tubeuf

Visiting Professor

Summary: Sandy Tubeuf is Professor in Health Economics at the Institute of Health and Society at the Université Catholique de Louvain since September 2018.


Sandy is a Visiting Professor in Health Economics with the Academic Unit of Health Economics at the University of Leeds. She collaborates on the FReSH START programme grant and the SHIFT trial and also provides methodological expertise especially in the evaluation of mental health interventions.

Sandy has a PhD in Economics from the GREQAM (Groupement de Recherche en Economie Quantitative d'Aix-Marseille) in France. After a one-year postdoctoral visit at the University of York, she worked at the University of Leeds between May 2008 and September 2018 ; she was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013.  In 2018 she was appointed to a Chair in Health Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

She has collaborated on a range of health economics and multidisciplinary research projects, and developed research using advanced applied methods in economics across social and health sciences. Her research portfolio includes evaluating and designing complex health care interventions in mental health, public health, and patients' decisions. She has been involved in several clinical trials in the UK.  She has also developed a substantial empirical and theoretical body of work on the understanding of the determinants of inequalities and the importance of family background, individual lifestyles and access to health care using data in France, in the UK, and in Europe. More recently she has developed research work in global health and development economics via the supervision of PhD students.

Sandy co-chairs the Funding board of the Economic and Medical Research of the French Ministry of Health and serves as a member of the NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research committee.

Find out about more of Sandy's work here