Professor Jennifer Whitty is Head of the Health Economics Group at the Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland and an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Australia. She leads multidisciplinary research projects in health economics and health services research, including in economic evaluation and health technology assessment. Jennifer’s research has retained a consumer centred focus evaluating patient and public preferences, choices and values around health and healthcare delivery - all areas of key importance in the evaluation of telehealth interventions.

Jennifer’s research is supported by competitive and industry funding, including the Australian Research Council (ARC), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and Departments of Health. Jennifer is a founding member of the International Academy of Health Preference Research (IAHPR), has authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and is a member of the Editorial Board for the international journals “Medical Decision Making” and “Applied Health Economics and Health Policy”. She makes strong contributions to professional development in the health economics and preference elicitation fields through research student supervision and invited membership of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Distance Learning Faculty. She has provided direct input to Government policy-making, including consultancy to the Australian Department of Health contributing to their health technology assessment processes and as a past member of the National Immunoglobulin Governance Advisory Committee.

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