• 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Amir is a trained health economist specializing in health economic evaluation, industrial organization, health econometrics and STATA based computing skills. Amir completed his MSc Economics in 2009 and PhD Economics in 2014 at University of Warwick. Amir is an NIHR reviewer and he is also member of the editorial board of three international economics journal. He has conducted research employing large patient records, observational data, hierarchal data and health econometric techniques. During his PhD studies at University of Warwick, as a research assistant Amir worked on clinical trials and observational data research projects for Warwick Medical School. He has taught economics courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students at leading UK and foreign universities. Amir has distinguished field work research experience in a low- and middle- income country spanned over more than 3 years.

Research Interests

Health Economics; Industrial Organization; Applied Econometrics

Vision Statement

I am a health economist. My research is based on the application of cutting edge economic evaluation methods to clinical interventions, medical products inventions and healthcare programs. I am currently working on research grants funded by NIHR, and The Health Foundation. My international research focuses on regulation of healthcare  and strengthening of health systems in low- and middle- income countries.

Education/Academic qualification

Academic Practice in Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate, Coventry University

1 Oct 201531 Jan 2017

Doctorate, University of Warwick


MSc, University of Warwick


External positions

Reviewer for Health Economics and Health Econometrics, National Institute for Health Research

1 Jan 2017 → …

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
1 Downloads (Pure)

Facial Palsy Therapy: Can Novel ‘Smart Spectacles’ Help People Smile?

Szczepura, A., Khan, A., Holliday, N., Nduka, C., Neville, C., Johnson, K., Mistry, H. & Oxford, S., 3 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 34, S1, p. 76 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Open Access
Facial Paralysis
Exercise Therapy
Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Early initiation of post-sternotomy cardiac rehabilitation exercise training (SCAR): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation

Ennis, S., Lobley, G., Worrall, S., Powell, R., Kimani, P. K., Khan, A. J., Banerjee, P., Barker, T. & McGregor, G., 23 Mar 2018, In : BMJ. 8, 3, e019748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Exercise Therapy
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials

Making Waves Final Report: Evaluation of the Making Waves:RIPPLE2 Spread Project

Sewell, L., Taylor, A., Monkhouse, J., Khan, A., Fessey, V., Kerslake, M., Lord, V. & Lowton-Smith, S., 30 Apr 2018, (Submitted) 50 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Social Planning
Life Change Events
Self Care
Mental Health
13 Downloads (Pure)

UK Families with Children with Rare Chromosome Disorders: Changing Experiences of Diagnosis and Counseling (2003 to 2013)

Szczepura, A., Wynn, S., Searle, B., Khan, A., Palmer, T., Biggerstaff, D., Elliott, J. & Hulten, M. A., May 2018, In : Clinical Genetics. 93, 5, p. 972-981 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chromosome Disorders
Self-Help Groups
Referral and Consultation
Peer Group
18 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Antipsychotic prescribing in care homes before and after launch of a national dementia strategy: an observational study in English institutions over a 4-year period

Szczepura, A., Wild, D., Khan, A. J., Owen, D. W., Palmer, T., Muhammad, T., Clark, M. D. & Bowman, C., 1 Sep 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, e009882.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Home Care Services
Antipsychotic Agents
Observational Studies
Long-Term Care

Activities 2007 2017

  • 4 Participation in conference
  • 2 Publication peer-review
  • 2 Membership of network
  • 1 Editorial activity

Health (External organisation)

Amir Khan (Chair)
1 Sep 201731 Aug 2018

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

HTAi Annual Conference

Amir Khan (Participant)
19 Jun 201721 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics (Journal)

Amir Khan (Peer Reviewer)
22 Jan 2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Higher Education Academy (HEA) (External organisation)

Amir Khan (Chair)
30 Jun 2017

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (Journal)

Amir Khan (Peer Reviewer)
15 Apr 2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review