Researcher in Health Economics
Jingjing joined the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) as a researcher in August 2022. Her current work includes health economic evaluations of early diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and of pain relief in major surgery (GAP trial). Prior to joining HERC, she worked as a health technology assessment analyst at the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in Ireland and contributed to a variety of projects on COVID-19 and children vaccinations. Before that, Jingjing worked for the Centre of Health Policy and Management, Trinity College Dublin, as a research assistant focusing on the health economics of palliative care, end of life care, dental care costs, and identification of unit costs for non-acute care in Ireland.
Jingjing received her European Master degree in Health Economics and Management (EUHEM) in 2018, and specialised in Health Economic Evaluation, with her Master thesis focusing on economic modelling of Crohn disease. She received her Bachelor degree in Public Administration in Henan Normal University in China. Her research interests lie in the area of health technology assessment, health economic modelling, costing within health economic evaluation, palliative care, end of life care, and cancer screening.
‘Natural experiments’ to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of palliative care: a systematic review of the literature and consideration of future opportunities
Jiang J. and May P., (2022), BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care
The price of private dental services: results from a national representative survey of Ireland
Smith S. et al, (2022), Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -)
Out-of-pocket costs near end of life in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review
Reid E. et al, (2022), PLOS Global Public Health, 2, e0000005 - e0000005
Proportion of deaths in hospital in European countries: trends and associations from panel data (2005–2017)
Jiang J. and May P., (2021), European Journal of Public Health, 31, 1176 - 1183
Unit costs for non-acute care in Ireland 2016—2019
Smith S. et al, (2021), HRB Open Research, 4, 39 - 39