Miss Irina Pokhilenko MSc

Miss Irina Pokhilenko

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow

Contact details

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Health Economics Unit
Occupational Health and Environmental Sciences Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Irina’s research interests are in public health economics and the broader impact of health and health interventions on society.

Irina joined the Centre for Economics of Obesity led by Professor Emma Frew in October 2021. She is involved in research to tackle the wider determinants of obesity focusing on the impact of school food policies on children’s health and quality of life outcomes.

Irina's ResearchGate profile

Qualifications

Research Fellow: 

  • PhD in Health Economics, Maastricht University, 2022
  • MSc in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management, Maastricht University, 2018

Biography

Irina is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Applied Health Research.

Irina obtained her MSc degree in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management from Maastricht University in 2018. She joined the department of Health Services Research, Maastricht University in 2018 as a junior researcher. She was involved in the PECUNIA project, in which she focused on the development of methods for conducting multi-sectoral multi-national economic evaluations in Europe. During that time, Irina started her PhD in Health Economics.

Irina joined the Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham in October 2021. As part of the recently established Centre for Economics of Obesity, she is involved in research on wider determinants of obesity.

Other activities

Convenor for Research and Dissemination of iHEA Special Interest Group on Mental Health Economics

Publications

Pokhilenko, I., van Esch, T. E., Brabers, A. E., & de Jong, J. D. (2021). Relationship between trust and patient involvement in medical decision-making: A cross-sectional study. Plos one, 16(8), e0256698. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256698

Janssen, L. M., Drost, R. M., Paulus, A. T., Garfield, K., Hollingworth, W., Noble, S., Thorn, J.C., Pokhilenko, I. & Evers, S. M. (2021). Aspects and Challenges of Resource Use Measurement in Health Economics: Towards a Comprehensive Measurement Framework. PharmacoEconomics, 39(9), 983-993. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40273-021-01048-z

Pokhilenko, I., Janssen, L. M., Evers, S. M., Drost, R. M., Schnitzler, L., & Paulus, A. T. (2021). Do Costs in the Education Sector Matter? A Systematic Literature Review of the Economic Impact of Psychosocial Problems on the Education Sector. PharmacoEconomics, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40273-021-01049-y

Schnitzler, L., Janssen, L. M., Evers, S. M., Jackson, L. J., Paulus, A. T., Roberts, T. E., & Pokhilenko, I. (2021). The broader societal impacts of COVID-19 and the growing importance of capturing these in health economic analyses. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 37. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266462321000155

Bremmers, L., Evers, S., Drost, R., Janssen, L., Pokhilenko, I., & Paulus, A. (2020). Intersectoral Costs and Benefits of Mental and Behavioural Disorders in the Education Sector. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 23(4), 115-137. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/133375

Pokhilenko, I., Janssen, L. M., Hiligsmann, M., Evers, S. M., Drost, R. M., Paulus, A. T., & Bremmers, L. G. (2021). The Relative Importance of Education and Criminal Justice Costs and Benefits in Economic Evaluations: A Best–Worst Scaling Experiment. PharmacoEconomics, 39(1), 99-108. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40273-020-00966-8

Janssen, L. M., Pokhilenko, I., Evers, S. M., Paulus, A. T., Simon, J., König, H. H., ... & Drost, R. M. (2020). Exploring the identification, validation, and categorization of the cost and benefits of criminal justice in mental health: the PECUNIA project. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 36(4), 418-425. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266462320000471

Pokhilenko, I., Janssen, L. M., Evers, S. M., Drost, R. M., Simon, J., König, H. H., ... & Paulus, A. T. (2020). Exploring the identification, validation, and categorization of costs and benefits of education in mental health: The PECUNIA project. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 36(4), 325-331. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266462320000203

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