Simoens, Steven*

Seminar Title: 

KEYNOTE 1 - What are we paying for? - From productivity to value-based healthcare (26th Congress - Hospital pharmacists – changing roles in a changing world)

Affiliation: 

KU Leuven, Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences - Professor of Health Economics

Country: 

Belgium

1. Current Status, Position

Prof. Dr. Steven Simoens is a Professor of Health Economics.

2. Education

Prof. Dr. Steven Simoens is a Commercial Engineer (KU Leuven, 1997), who later specialised in health economics and obtained a MSc in Health Economics (University of York, 1998) and a PhD in Economics (University of Aberdeen, 2001).

3. Research Area

The research interests of Steven Simoens focus on health economic aspects of medicinal products. Steven has carried out numerous cost(-of-illness) analyses, economic evaluations and budget impact analyses of medicinal products. He has also worked extensively in the area of policy relating to market access of medicinal products, with a particular interest in oncology medicinal products, orphan medicinal products, cell and gene therapies, antibiotics, vaccines, generic and biosimilar medicinal products.

4. Conflict of interest

None