Aideen’s strong academic background includes an MSc in Health Economics from University College, Cork and a PhD in Economics from Swansea University. Aideen began her career as a Research Assistant at University College London in the Institute of Child Health, before moving to a role as Research Associate in Health Economics in the trials unit at the University of Bristol. There, she was involved in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions in a wide range of randomised controlled trials in primary and secondary care settings.
Aideen joined the Oxford AHSN as a Methodologist in May 2019. In this role, her primary responsibility is to produce high-quality economic assessments to ensure the best routes to market for new technologies. Her key challenge is to compete with the rapidly changing markets and health care environments to produce outputs efficiently, permitting positive timely impacts in healthcare. To achieve this, Aideen is engaged with stakeholders at all levels of care and research, allowing her to fully understand the whole healthcare environment – essential for successful market access of any new innovation.
Aideen is passionate about the life sciences industry’s responsibility to research, develop, market and distribute new technologies to increase health globally and accelerate the adoption of drugs and devices with the means to save lives and improve quality of life.