Ms Marina Karanikolos


Honorary Research Fellow


15-17 Tavistock Place
United Kingdom

0207 927 2927

Marina Karanikolos is a Research Fellow at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her work mainly involves health systems performance assessment, research on the impact of the financial crisis and austerity on population health, as well as editing Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles. Prior to joining the Observatory in 2010, Marina worked for the NHS as a public health intelligence analyst. She obtained a Master in Public Health degree from King’s College London.


Department of Health Services Research and Policy
Faculty of Public Health and Policy


Health and Social Change (ECOHOST)


Issues in Public Health; Health Systems


Population health; financial crisis and austerity; health systems performance assessment

Research Area
Health outcomes
Health policy
Health systems
Public health
Health services
International comparisons

Selected Publications

Access to care in the Baltic States: did crisis have an impact?
Karanikolos, M.; Gordeev, V.S.; Mackenbach, J.P.; McKee, M.;
Eur J Public Health
Health inequalities after austerity in Greece.
Karanikolos, M. ; Kentikelenis, A. ;
Int J Equity Health
Greece's health crisis: from austerity to denialism
Kentikelenis, A.; Karanikolos, M.; Reeves, A.; McKee, M.; Stuckler, D.
Health policy in Europe: factors critical for success
Mackenbach, J.P. ; Karanikolos, M. ; McKee, M. ;
BMJ (Clinical research ed )
Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe.
Karanikolos, M.; Mladovsky, P.; Cylus, J.; Thomson, S.; Basu, S.; Stuckler, D.; Mackenbach, J.P.; McKee, M.;
Lithuania: health system review.
Murauskiene, L. ; Janoniene, R. ; Veniute, M. ; van Ginneken, E. ; Karanikolos, M. ;
Health Syst Transit
Health systems performance and cancer outcomes.
Karanikolos, M. ; Ellis, L. ; Coleman, M.P. ; McKee, M. ;
J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr
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