Rikke Søgaard

Professor

Rikke Søgaard
Professor of health economics

Office address
Department of Public Health, Aarhus University
Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
E-mail: rs@ph.au.dk
Phone: +45 2899 1387

Academic appointments
2015-: Professor, Department of Public Health and Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
2013-15: Associate professor, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University
2011-13: Associate professor, Centre for Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark
2008-11: Assistant professor, Centre for Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark
2007-8: Assistant professor, Department for Business Studies, Aalborg University

Academic education
PhD (Health Economics), Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University
MPH (Public Health), Faculty of Health Science, Aarhus University
MSc (Health Economics), Department of Economics, York University

Awards
Recipient of 4 international awards for scientific quality, 4 national awards for best paper and 2 scholarships

Research focus
Value-based health care including preference elicitation and development and use of standardised measures for costs and outcomes measurement. Hospital governance and the cost-quality relationship. Econometric modelling for policy evaluation. All forms of trial-based economic evaluation and decision-analytic models. Economics of prevention.

Fundraising
Granted >20 mi. over the past 10 years, including support from the Danish Independent Research Councils, the Danish Ministry of the Interior and Health, Central Denmark Region, The Danish Cancer Society and the Strategic Research Council of Denmark

Teaching
Course responsibility, teaching and examination at all levels, 7 completed supervisions of PhD projects, and current supervisor of 7 PhD projects. Invited lectures including faculty membership of 24 international events

Summary of publications
63 international peer-reviewed articles, 17 international peer-reviewed abstracts, 4 peer-reviewed reports, 2 technical reports, 5 book chapters, comments and debate