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Professor Subhash Pokhrel

Professor Subhash Pokhrel
Head of Department - Health Sciences

Research area(s)

Methods: Health economics; Economic evaluations; Return on Investment (ROI) analysis; Systematic reviews; Econometric/statistical analyses; Observational studies using large datasets

Topics: Cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions; Understanding behaviour change; Smoking cessation and tobacco control; Breastfeeding promotion; Physical activity; Cross-context transferability of evidence; Global Health; development of health research systems

Countries: Europe (UK, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Hungary); Asia (Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia); Africa (Burkina Faso); Latin America (Brazil)

Book: ROI in Public Health Policy: Supporting Decision Making (Palgrave Macmillan)


A Head-to Head Trial of Cystisine and Varenicline for Smoking Cessation
Funder: Health Research Council of New Zealand
Duration: August 2016 - August 2019
M_Sexual orientation and smoking - an evaluation using the Smoking Toolkit Study
Funder: Cancer Research UK
Duration: February 2015 - January 2017
Stakeholder Engagement in EQUIPT for Impact (SEE-IMPACT)
Funder: Medical Research Council (MRC)
Duration: May 2014 - April 2017
BBC EAC: Birmingham and Brunel External Assessment Centre
Funder: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Duration: April 2014 - March 2017
EQUIPT - European-study on Quantifying Utility of Investment in Protection from Tobacco
Funder: European Commission
Duration: October 2013 - September 2016
Development of Tobacco Return on Investment Tool
Funder: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Duration: January 2013 - September 2015

(awarded in three phases)

Modelling economic impact of smoking prevalence
Funder: Tobacco Free Futures, Smokefree South West and Fresh- Smoke Free North East
Duration: July 2010 - December 2012
Economic Analysis of Breastfeeding
Funder: United Nations Children's Fund
Duration: March 2010 - October 2012
Review of neglected tropical diseases
Funder: World Health Organization
Duration: April 2009 - December 2009
Evaluation of a pilot Family Drug and Alcohol Court
Funder: Nuffield Foundation
Duration: April 2007 - March 2009
Evaluation of Option2- a family preservation service
Funder: Welsh Assembly
Duration: March 2007 - December 2007