Professor of Rural Health Research and Director of the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle Australia. Member of IFIC board and an Editor of IJIC. I have worked as a senior manager in the UK NHS and Universities in the UK and Australia.
Professor of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management (IGM), Hochschule Neubrandenburg, Germany; Senior Research Fellow,Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
Axel Mühlbacher, Dr. rer. oec., is full professor of health economics and health care management at the Hochschule Neubrandenburg. Since 2012 he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research at Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Axel Mühlbacher was a 2010-11 Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice placed at Duke Clinical Research Institute and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. His research focuses on patient preferences, comparative effectiveness / economic evaluation methods and organized health care. He also is an economist at the Center of Innovative Health Technologies (ZIG), Technical University Berlin and a member at the Berlin School of Public Health, Charité Berlin.
He is currently board member of the Accreditation Agency for Study Programs in Special Education, Care, Health Sciences and Social Work (Akkreditierungsagentur AHPGS) and director of Gesellschaft für empirische Beratung mbH, Freiburg. He served on several Advisory Boards including, the Verisk Health GmbH and the steering committee „Provisions of evaluating methods to define requiring care of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds” (on behalf of Federal Ministry of Health).
In 1996 he graduated from the Eberhard-Karls University, Tübingen, where he had studied business administration and economics. In 1996 he was appointed as research fellow at the German Coordinating Agency of Public Health (GCAPH) at Albert-Ludwig University, Freiburg. In 1999 he joined the research training group "Demand-oriented and cost-effective Health Care - Fundamentals of optimal Allocation" (Graduiertenkolleg) at TU Berlin, HU, FU Berlin with a scholarship from the German Research Foundation (DFG). In 2001 he graduated with a doctorate in economics and business administration (Dr. rer. oec.) with a thesis on “Management and organization of integrated care - an economic analysis of health care delivery networks” (summa cum laude). Prior to founding the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management in 2006, Dr. Mühlbacher had been an assistant professor at the department of economics and management at Technical University Berlin (2001-2004) and associate professor of economics, health economics and econometrics (C2) at Hochschule Neubrandenburg (2004-2006).
Psychiatrist-epidemiologist, Full Professor of Social Psychiatry, Tilburg University. GGZ Breburg. Director of Research Program: Diagnosis and Treatment of common mental disorders. Trimbos-Instituut, the Netherlands
Dr. Head of Department of Health Sciences at Helsana, Zurich, Switzerland; Associate Researcher at UMIT - University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Department of Public Health and HTA, Austria
Dr. Associate Professor in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) at the Department of Health Economics of the Institute of Public Health, and at the Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment (CAST), University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark