Research Projects
Health Policy Evaluation and Economic Modelling


Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☑ URIS

This area of research focuses on evaluating health policy and health care services to improve population health. Research methods include analysing large-scale individual-level electronic health record data on non-communicable diseases, modelling public health policy interventions on disease burden, and a clinical trial of incentives framed around behavioural economics. Current projects include evaluating public health policies (such as alcohol and tobacco), the indirect impact of COVID-19 disruptions to health services on population health, and health economics and outcomes research on new services.

Dr JC Quan, School of Public Health

Dr Chao Quan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health (Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management). He received his bachelor’s degrees and medical training from the University of Oxford. Dr Quan’s research focuses on health policy, economics and health care services to improve population health.

Biography
HKU Scholars Hub
ORCID
jquan@hku.hk

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website. General admission enquiries should be directed to rpgmed@hku.hk.

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.