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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
Higgins A (PI) N Elliott, C Begley, C Doherty, C Normand, M Clarke , An evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse and the impact on patient quality of life, Funded by Brainwave/HRB, 2015, Report, PUBLISHED
Smith, Samantha; Brick, Aoife; O'Hara, Sinead; Normand, Charles, Evidence on the Cost and Cost-effectiveness of Palliative Care: A Literature Review, Palliative Medicine, 28, (2), 2014, p130-50 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Laura Cornelsen and Charles Normand. , Impact of the Irish smoking ban on sales in bars using a large business level dataset from 1999-2007., Tobacco Control , 23, (5), 2014, p443-8 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Laura Cornelsen, Yvonne McGowan, Laura M Currie-Murphy, Charles Normand , Systematic review and meta-analysis of the economic impact of smoking bans in restaurants and bars., Addiction., 109, (5), 2014, p720-7 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Broderick, J. M. Guinan, E. Donnell, D. M. O' Hussey, J. Tyrell, E. Normand, C., Calculating the costs of an 8-week, physiotherapy-led exercise intervention in deconditioned cancer survivors in the early survivorship period (the PEACH trial), Physiotherapy, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Moore, P., Bennett, K., Normand, C., The Importance of Proximity to Death in Modelling Community Medication Expenditures for Older People: Evidence From New Zealand, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 12, (6), 2014, p623 - 633, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
May, P., Normand, C. & Morrison, R. S. , Economic impact of hospital inpatient palliative care consultation: review of current evidence and directions for future research. , Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17, (9), 2014, p1054-63 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Daveson BA, Smith M, Higginson IJ, McCrone P, Ryan K, Morrison S, McQuillan R, Meier D, Ferguson, Using mixed methods to achieve internal validity ofdiscrete choice experiments: A novel approach to determining optimal attributes and levels for trade-offs in healthcare , BMC Health Services Research, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McKenna G, Allen F, Woods N, O'Mahony D, Cronin M, DaMata C, Normand C., Cost-effectiveness of tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate elderly: a randomized controlled clinical trial., Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42, (4), 2014, p366-74 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Connolly S, Heslin C, Mays I, Corr B, Normand C, Hardiman O. , Health and social care costs of managing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS): An Irish perspective, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal degeneration, 6, 2014, p1-5 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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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.