Dr Cristina Hernández Quevedo is Research Fellow at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Cristina works on a range of projects on health systems’ monitoring, international health care comparisons and performance assessment at European level. In particular, she works as editor and author of the Health Systems in Transition (HiT) reviews, State of Health in the EU Country Profiles, and Health Systems and Policy Monitor platform for a range of countries, including Denmark, France, Portugal, Romania, Serbia and Spain.
Cristina’s research interests include: inequalities in health and lifestyle factors, equity in access to health and social care services, socioeconomic determinants of health and European health systems and policies. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics.
Before joining the European Observatory in 2007, Cristina worked as a Research Fellow in the EU-funded project “ECuity Project”, led by Professor Andrew Jones (University of York) and Professor Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam) at the University of York. Cristina holds a PhD in Economics (2007) and a master’s degree in Health Economics (2003) from the University of York, United Kingdom, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (2002).
PhD in Economics – University of York
MSc in Health Economics – University of York
BSc in Economics – University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)
Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Affiliate, University of York
Member of Centre for the Study of Social Inequalities and Governance (CEDESOG), Spain
Member of the Spanish Health Economics Association (AES)