Research Projects
Health Policy Evaluation and Economic Modelling

Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☑ URIS
About the Project

This research project 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 clinical trials of incentives framed around behavioural economics. Areas of study include digital epidemiology, the indirect impact of COVID-19 disruptions to health services on population health, and economic evaluation of new health care services.

About the Supervisor

Dr JC Quan, School of Public Health

Dr Chao Quan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health. 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.


Next Step?

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