Dr James O'Mahony

James is a health economist at the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. He holds the position of Assistant Research Professor within the School of Medicine and is employed under a Health Research Board (HRB) Emerging Investigator Award. He is a member of the CERVIVA multi-disciplinary research consortium that investigates HPV-related diseases, including cervical and head and neck cancer. James is an economist by training and his research addresses the cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) of cancer prevention, primarily concerning cervical screening. His research interests are in CEA methods in general, simulation modelling and the use of CEA evidence by decision makers. James has a particular interest in the extent to which cost-effectiveness evidence is used by policy makers and the influence this has on population health in Ireland. James teaches on the HRB-SPHeRE structured PhD programme as well as several other courses at Trinity. He supervises research students working at the master’s and doctoral level.
Trinity College Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2
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Health Economist