Timea Helter is an economist with a wide range of international work experience and education related to the health sector. She obtained Masters Degrees in Economics from Corvinus University, Budapest (2004), Health Informatics from UCL (2007), and Health Research from Brunel University (2008). Timea has also conducted PhD studies at the Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University between 2008 and 2011, but she stopped it due to the birth of her son.
Timea is experienced within the area of international health outcomes research because she worked for British, Hungarian and Austrian health economics consultancy firms. She has also gained insight to public administration through short-term contracts with the European Commission, the national Health Technology Assessment office of Hungary and the Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions.
In May 2018 Timea has joined the DHE as a PhD-Student of the Doctoral Programme Public Health to work on the application of OxCAP-MH in the economic evaluations of mental health interventions.
Timea's PhD research focuses on the using the capability approach in health economic evaluations. Besides comparing the OxCAP-MH and ICECAP-A instruments, she will develop weights for the dimensions of the OxCAP-MH instrument using the Best-Worst-Scaling method in a multinational context.
Timea's university profile: https://healtheconomics.meduniwien.ac.at/general-information/team/timea-helter/