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Professor Charles Normand

EDWARD KENNEDY CHAIR (Public Health & Primary Care)


EDWARD KENNEDY CHAIR (Business & Administrative Studies)
EDWARD KENNEDY CHAIR (School Office - Medicine)

Charles Normand is Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. He was for thirteen years Professor of Health Economics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and remains a visiting professor there. He has worked also at the universities in Belfast, York and Stirling. He was a civil servant in Northern Ireland for four years and has worked in hospital management, including a period as chairman of the board at Central Middlesex Hospital and is currently on the boards of St. James's Hospital and Trinity Health Ireland. His BA and DPhil are in economics. Much of his work is on the evaluation of treatments and services, with a particular interest on neonatal technologies, heart disease and the major cancers. His has also worked on finance and delivery of health services and health care human resources. He has a particular interest in the consequences of population ageing on health and social care. He has carried out advisory work and research on health care reform in the new democracies in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, in Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania and in South Africa. He has published widely on health economics and financing, is author of two guidebooks on health insurance and of a textbook on health economics. He is a former President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region and chairs the steering committee of the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy.
  Age related diseases   Ageing, stroke, dementia   Biomedical ethics   Cervical cancer   Community health and general practice   Econometric and statistical analysis   Economics of health service provision   Economics of public policy   Epidemiology   Health informatics   Health management   Health outcomes   Health policy   Health status and inequalities   Identification and quantification of health care needs   Management, information technology, information systems   Mathematical modelling   Midwifery   Patterns of health   Primary care   Public health   Public, private mix network   Research issues specifice to any health profession   Taxation
 Cervical Cancer Research Programme (Cerviva)
 Motivation Project
 Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing
 Revolutionising Chronic Disease Management with ICT
 Social Health Insurance - Options for Ireland

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President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region 2003-2005
Chair of Steering Committee of the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy 2001-
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International Health Economics Association 1993 date
Health Economics Study Group 1982
May P, Garrido MM, Cassel JB, Kelley AS, Meier DE, Normand C, Stefanis L, Smith TJ, Morrison RS, Palliative Care Teams' Cost-Saving Effect Is Larger For Cancer Patients With Higher Numbers Of Comorbidities., Health affairs (Project Hope), 35, (1), 2016, p44-53 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, Garrido MM, Cassel JB, Morrison RS, Normand C, Using Length of Stay to Control for Unobserved Heterogeneity When Estimating Treatment Effect on Hospital Costs with Observational Data: Issues of Reliability, Robustness, and Usefulness., Health services research, 51, (5), 2016, p2020 - 2043, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Burke S, Normand C, Barry S and Thomas S, From universal health insurance to universal healthcare? The shifting health policy landscape in Ireland since the economic crisis., Health Policy, 120, (3), 2016, p235 - 240, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Sinnott SJ, Normand C, Byrne S, Woods N, Whelton H , Copayments for prescription medicines on a public health insurance scheme in Ireland. , Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 25, (6), 2016, p695 - 704, Notes: [ ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
May P, Normand C, Analyzing the Impact of Palliative Care Interventions on Cost of Hospitalization: Practical Guidance for Choice of Dependent Variable., Journal of pain and symptom management, 52, (1), 2016, p100 - 106, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Mac Giolla Phadraig C, Nunn J, Guerin S, Normand C., Should we provide oral health training for staff caring for people with intellectual disabilities in community based residential care? A cost-effectiveness analysis, Evaluation and Programme Planning, 55, 2016, p46 - 54, Notes: [. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2015.12.003. ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ella Tyrrell, Conor Keegan, Niamh Humphries, Sara McAleese, Steve Thomas, Charles Normand and RuairĂ­ Brugha., Predictors of career progression and obstacles and opportunities for non-EU hospital doctors to undertake postgraduate training in Ireland., Human Resources for Health, 14 (Suppl 1), 2016, p23-, Notes: [ ], Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Catherine Dempsey, Charles Normand, Virpi Timonen, A study of the preferences of older adults and home care workers, Administration, 64, (2), 2016, p109 - 136, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brugha R., McAleese S, Dicker P, Tyrrell E, Thomas S, Normand C and Humphries N, Passing Through - reasons why migrant doctors in Ireland plan to stay, return home or migrate onwards to new destination countries, Human Resources for Health , 14 (Suppl 1), 2016, p35-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Johnston BM, Normand C, May P., Economics of Palliative Care: Measuring the Full Value of an Intervention, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 2016, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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Alan Barrett, George Savva, Virpi Timonen and Rose Anne Kenny (eds), Fifty plus in Ireland 2011: First results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, May, 2011, Report, PUBLISHED
Charles Normand, A Weber (with Guy Carrin, Ole Doetinchem, Inke Mathauer, Xenia Scheil-Adlung and Jean-Olivier Schmidt), Social Health Insurance, A Guidebook for Planning, Second, Bad Homburg, VAS, 2009, 1-158pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Barbara McPake and Charles Normand, Health Economic - an international perspective, 2, London and New York, Routledge, 2008, 312pp, Book, PUBLISHED


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Visiting Professor of Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2002
Health Economics, Health Care Financing, Health Systems Research, Health Policy, Ageing and Health, Health Sector Management, Economic Evaluation.