Researcher biography

Dr Befikadu Wubishet is an early career researcher working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Health Economic Research and Modeling Unit, Centre for Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Wubishet has been awarded his PhD in Health Economics from the University of Newcastle in March 2021 after completing his Master's degree in Public Health Sciences (Health Economics track) from Karolinska Institute (Sweden) in June 2016. Dr Wubishet had also a Pharmacy education and University teaching and research experience in Ethiopia.

Dr Wubishet's teaching and research interest areas include Health Economics, Pharmacoeconomics, Health Outcomes Measurement, and Health Technology Assessment. He is particularly interested in chronic disease models of care and applying health economics methods to a wide range of research subjects and practices.

Currently, Dr Wubishet works on projects aimed at innovating diabetes care, understanding the health and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance, and the role of antimicrobial stewardship interventions.