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IHE congratulates Dr. Christine Michaels-Igbokwe as NOAHE Scholar Award (Fellowship) Recipient

Dr. Christine Michaels-Igbokwe, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Calgary in the Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, is presented with a NOAHE Health Economics Scholar Award (Fellowship).

Christine Michaels-Igbokwe profile picThe Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is pleased to congratulate Dr. Christine Michaels-Igbokwe, PhD, as a recipient of the Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE) Health Economics Scholar Award for 2018-2019. This fellowship, funded through the Health Funding and Economics Capacity (HFEC) Grant supported by Alberta Health, and in partnership with the University of Calgary, supports the professional and educational development of some of Alberta’s most promising health economics researchers.

Dr. Michaels-Igbokwe’s research interests include economic evaluation and stated preferences for healthcare services and policy interventions. She has previously worked in topic areas including sexual health and HIV services, prevention of violence against women, and childhood immunization. Her current research focuses on elicitation of individual preferences and economic evaluations of interventions related to child and adolescent health in Canada.

Dr. Michaels-Igbokwe received her Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies from the University of Calgary, her Master of Development Economics from Dalhousie University, and her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The IHE has a valued and long-standing partnership with the University of Calgary, spanning over two decades. For more information on the IHE, its partners, and its history, please see the following link: www.ihe.ca/about/about-ihe.

The NOAHE Health Economics Graduate (Internship) and Scholar (Fellowship) Awards were made possible in partnership with Alberta Health and the Universities of Alberta and Calgary. Funding was provided through the Health Funding and Economics Capacity (HFEC) Grant, supported by Alberta Health.


Jasmine Brown
Director of Communications, Institute of Health Economics
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