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ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research

ISSN: 1178-6981

Professor Giorgio Colombo

Professor Colombo

Scientific Director CEFAT - Center of Pharmaceuticals Economics and Medical Technologies Evaluation, Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy

Professor Colombo is an adjunct Professor at the University of Pavia - School of Pharmacy, and brings to his work a notable combination of academic theory and analytical practice. His experience in independent consultancy has seen him perform technological assessments and economic evaluations for pharmaceutical companies and Italian governmental authorities alike, while maintaining a highly active research portfolio.

Much of his recent research has focused on the economic evaluations of Drugs and Medical Device, showcasing his ability to bring together theoretical models with their social and business applications. Since graduating from the Catholic University of Milan, Professor Colombo has authored or co-authored about 150 scientific papers and three books in the fields of health economics and pharmacoeconomics research, as well as sitting on the editorial boards of several scientific peer review journals.

Dr Xing Lin Feng

Dr Feng

Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China

Xing Lin Feng is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, Peking University. Dr. Feng achieved his PhD degree in Social Medicine and Health Service Management in School of Public Health, Peking University in 2008. Dr. Feng’s research area is health policy and system research, and his main research interests are to link health system strengthening efforts to the promotion of maternal and child health, and the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.

Dr Samer Hamidi

Dr Hamidi

School of Health and Environmental Studies, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Professor Samer Hamidi is a professor at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, UAE. He has 20 years of teaching and research experience in the fields of public health, health management, and online learning. He designed, developed, and delivered courses at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. He also led the accreditation of public health and health management programs. He is an internationally recognized scholar, an associate editor, editorial board member, and peer reviewer for several international journals. He co-authored 65 peer-reviewed academic papers published in well-regarded journals. His research activities focus on issues related to health systems, burden of disease, health finance, global health, and examination of quality and efficiency in the healthcare sector.

Prof. Dr. Dean Smith

Prof. Dr. Smith

School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

Dean Smith is Dean of the School of Public Health at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Professor of Health Policy and Systems Management. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Public Health where he had previously served as Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor of Health Management & Policy. Professor Smith was also a resident consulting economist at Pfizer, President/CEO of an HMO and a consultant to many pharmaceutical companies and health plans.

Professor Smith is committed to a line of teaching, research and service that provides a better understanding of the financial aspects of working with and working in health care delivery and financing organizations. He has published more than one hundred and thirty scientific papers and supervised more than fifty doctoral dissertations. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Administration Education and serves on the editorial boards of other journals.

Professor Smith’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and other entities. Currently funded research includes analyses of programs to reduce the economic burden of asthma, sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation and the Merck Childhood Asthma Network. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan and his doctorate in economics from Texas A&M University.

Editorial Board

Ahmad Fuad Afdhal. Ph.D., Head of Social Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Public Policy Studies, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Pancasila, South Jakarta, Indonesia.

Fernando Antonanzas, Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics, University of La Rioja, Logrono, Spain

Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Head of the Respiratory Section of the Sèecialist Medical Center (CEMS) Verona, Italy

Josep Darbà, Professor of Health Economics, Department of Economics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Pradeep Deshmukh, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

Julian F Guest, Director, Catalyst Consultants, Poole, Dorset, UK.

Danielle Laborde, Senior Epidemiologist, HERMES, LLC, NC, USA

N. K. Lohiya, Professor, Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India

Thomas Lundeberg, Professor, Danderyds Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Eun-Shin Nahm, Department of Organizational Systems & Adult Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, MD, USA

Márta Péntek, Professor, Health Economics Research Center, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary. Senior Consultant Rheumatologist, Department of Rheumatology, Flór Ferenc County Hospital, Kistarcsa, Hungary.

Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Walter Ricciardi, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Switzerland.

Zhuo Tony Su, MD, Urology Resident Physician, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Bik-Wai Bilvick Tai, Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong