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Judit Simon

Judit Simon

Judit Simon

DPhil MSc MD(Hons) BSc BA

Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Economics, Centre for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Judit Simon is Professor of Health Economics and Head of the Department of Health Economics, Centre for Public Health at the Medical University of Vienna. Other current affiliations include:

  • Visiting Professor of Cognitive Health Economics at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford;
  • Research Associate of the Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford;
  • Key Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Applied Diagnostics.

She previously held appointments at the UK National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, University College London (UCL), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London; the Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford; and the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Professor Simon holds a DPhil in Public Health from the University of Oxford; an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York; and a Doctor of Medicine (MD), a BSc in Economics and a BA in Medical Translation from the University of Szeged. She is Fellow through Distinction of the UK Faculty of Public Health (FFPH).

Her work focuses on applied and methodological research in public health and health economics. Main expertise include economic evaluation in health and medicine, planning and conducting clinical studies/RCTs, clinical guideline development, health services research, health systems research, outcomes/effectiveness research, cost and economic burden studies, and evidence synthesis. Specific research areas lie in the fields of mental health, public health, nutrition, cancer and chronic diseases, personalised medicine and translational research, capabilities and costing methods.