Jennifer Whitty


Theme Lead: Health Economics


Jennifer Whitty joined UEA in April 2016 as Professor of Health Economics. She leads the Health Economics Group and the Public Health and Health Services Research Theme at the Norwich Medical School. Her research focusses on evaluating patient-centred outcomes in health and healthcare to inform evidence-based decisions. Jennifer has particular interests in preference elicitation methods (including the Discrete Choice Experiment), and evaluating interventions related to pharmacy and medicines use, nursing, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions. She also undertakes economic evaluation alongside clinical trials. Jennifer collaborates with a number of researchers in these fields who are based in Europe and Australia, where she holds Honorary appointments with the University of Queensland and Griffith University.