Department and Institution
College of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Bangor University
Professor of Health Economics, Co-Director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME), Director of the Welsh Health Economics Support Service
Primary Research Field
Secondary Research Field
Rhiannon Tudor Edwards BSC. Econ, M.A., D.Phil., Hon. MFPH is Professor of Health Economics and the founding Director of health economics research at Bangor University and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation. She is also Director of the Welsh Health Economics Support Service. Rhiannon has eight PhD students and teaches Health Economics and Public Health Economics at postgraduate level.
Rhiannon works closely with Public Health Wales and was a UK Faculty of Public Health examiner for three years. Rhiannon is registered blind, has been a guide dog owner for 15 years and has a growing interest in the application of health economics to technologies/services to support people living with disability. She is currently part of an international collaboration looking at low vision service models.
Professor Tudor Edwards graduated with degrees from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and the University of Calgary, Canada. She completed her PhD thesis at The University of York, on NHS waiting lists as a rationing mechanism in public health care.