Research Degree Student
Frank is a PhD candidate at LSHTM and also affiliated with the Modelling and Economics Unit at Public Health England (PHE). His doctoral research focusses on the opportunity costs of epidemic and outbreak diseases in healthcare, illustrated with Norovirus-associated gastroenteritis in hospital using statistical and mathematical modelling approaches.
Frank trained as a health economist with an MSc from the Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL), and he obtained a BSc in health sciences from the University of Twente (NL). Before starting his PhD, he worked for nearly three years as a health economist at the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG).