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IHE congratulates Elham Adibnia as NOAHE Graduate Award (Internship) Recipient

Ms. Elham Adibnia, doctoral student and graduate assistant at the University of Calgary, is presented with a NOAHE Health Economics Graduate Award (Internship).

Elham Adibnia profile picThe Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is pleased to congratulate Ms. Elham Adibnia as a recipient of the Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE) Health Economics Graduate Award for 2018-2019. This internship, 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.

Ms. Adibnia’s primary areas of interest include health economics, environmental economics, and applied econometrics. Her current research includes the effect of vitamin D deficiency on developing cancer in Canada, the causal effect of retirement on health, Ontario’s coal plant phase-out, environmental regulations, and infant mortality. Her internship project addresses pollution exposure, environmental regulation, and health evidence from Ontario's coal power plant phase-out.

Ms. Adibnia is currently a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Calgary, and received her Master’s in Development Economics from Alzahra University.

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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