Dr. Amir Khan

Amir is an experienced health economist specializing in health economic evaluation, applied econometrics and STATA based computing skills. Amir completed his MSc Economics in 2009 and PhD Economics in 2014 at University of Warwick. Amir is an NIHR reviewer and he is member of the editorial board of an international economics journal as well. He has conducted research employing large patient records, observational data, hierarchal data and health econometric techniques. During his PhD studies at University of Warwick, as a research assistant Amir worked on clinical trials and observational data research projects for Warwick Medical School. He has taught economics courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students at leading UK and foreign universities. Amir has distinguished field work research experience in a low- and middle- income country spanned over more than 3 years.

  • F.R.A.M.E. (facial remote activity monitoring eyewear) An inconspicuous, non-invasive, mobile sensor device for real-time control of assistive technologies through facial expression. Facial paralysis results in weakness of the facial muscles, typically on one side of the face, affecting the facial function, appearance and communication of emotions. The objective of the project is to develop a working prototype and trial (through proof-of concept clinical studies) an inconspicuous, non-invasive wearable device (indistinguishable from normal spectacles) that provides discreet feedback on facial muscle movement and helps patients to continuously practise facial muscle exercises. This will speed patient recovery, provide direct NHS costs and time benefits and offer patients significant improvements in their facial function and quality of life.
  • Delivering Excellent Care Every Day for People Living with Advanced Dementia: Namaste Care Intervention UK. Delivering Excellent Care Every Day for People Living with Advanced Dementia: Namaste Care Intervention UK  (2016-19) is led by the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester & focuses on developing the optimal every-day care intervention for people with advanced dementia in care homes based on the principles of Namaste Care developed by Joyce Simard.
  • Impact, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of identifying infectious diseases amongst migrants in primary care. As part of a new strategy in Leicester, UK, people born overseas will be offered testing for certain infectious illnesses (tuberculosis, HIV and viral hepatitis) when they register with a GP in the city. We aim to find out whether offering early tests for these infectious illnesses in this way will result in GPs actually doing more tests and identifying more people with these infectious illnesses.
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