John Cairns MA MPhil
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John Cairns graduated MA(Hons) in Economic Science from the University of Aberdeen. After a year of graduate study at the University of York he spent two years as a research fellow in the Institute for Social and Economic Research. This was followed by a return to the University of Aberdeen where he spent eleven years as a lecturer in the Department of Economics. In 1989 he took up a post as senior research fellow in the Health Economics Research Unit and was appointed director in 1993. He was awarded a personal chair in 2002. He took up his current post in May 2004. He has been a member of the NICE technology appraisal committee since 2003 and a member of the advisory committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs since 2008.
In 2015-16 lecturer on MSc Public Health modules Economic Evaluation and Economic Analysis for Health Policy. Lecturer on the certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology. Seminar leader for Economic Analysis for Health Policy. Deputy module co-ordinator on the distance learning module Economic Evaluation.
- Economic evaluation
- Health technology assessment
How should HCV treatment be prioritized in the direct-acting antiviral era? An economic evaluation including population prevention benefits.
Martin, N.K.; Vickerman, P.; Dore, G.J.; Grebely, J.; Miners, A.; Cairns, J.; Foster, G.R.; Hutchinson, S.J.; Goldberg, D.J.; Martin, T.C.; Ramsay, M.; STOP-HCV Consortium, .; Hickman, M.;
J Hepatol, 2016; 65(1):17-25
Predicting patient survival after deceased donor kidney transplantation using flexible parametric modelling.
Li, B. ; Cairns, J.A. ; Robb, M.L. ; Johnson, R.J. ; Watson, C.J. ; Forsythe, J.L. ; Oniscu, G.C. ; Ravanan, R. ; Dudley, C. ; Roderick, P. ; Metcalfe, W. ; Tomson, C.R. ; Bradley, J.A. ;
BMC Nephrol, 2016; 17(1):51
The economic benefits of reducing the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) near primary schools: The case of London.
Guerriero, C. ; Chatzidiakou, L. ; Cairns, J. ; Mumovic, D. ;
J Environ Manage, 2016; 181:615-622
Designing a package of sexual and reproductive health and HIV outreach services to meet the heterogeneous preferences of young people in Malawi: results from a discrete choice experiment.
Michaels-Igbokwe, C. ; Lagarde, M. ; Cairns, J. ; Integra Initiative, . ; Terris-Prestholt, F. ;
Health Econ Rev, 2015; 5:9
CHILDSPLA: a collaboration between children and researchers to design and animate health states.
Abrines Jaume, N.; Abbiss, M.; Wray, J.; Ashworth, J.; Brown, K.L.; Cairns, J.;
Child Care Health Dev, 2015; 41(6):1140-51
Using ambulatory care sensitive hospitalisations to analyse the effectiveness of primary care services in Mexico.
Lugo-Palacios, D.G. ; Cairns, J. ;
Soc Sci Med, 2015; 144:59-68
Economic evaluations of follow-up strategies for cancer survivors: a systematic review and quality appraisal of the literature.
Meregaglia, M.; Cairns, J.;
Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res, 2015; 15(6):913-29
Young People's Preferences for Family Planning Service Providers in Rural Malawi: A Discrete Choice Experiment.
Michaels-Igbokwe, C. ; Terris-Prestholt, F. ; Lagarde, M. ; Chipeta, E. ; Integra Initiative, . ; Cairns, J. ;
PLoS One, 2015; 10(12):e0143287
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