Healthcare

Mitigating the Global Impact of Neurological Disorders

March 25, 2022

Global

Neurological Disorders

March 25, 2022

Global
Dr Chrissy Bishop

Associate, Health policy and clinical evidence

Chrissy is an associate in Economist Impact's health policy and clinical evidence team. Chrissy’s current role involves rapid reviews of scientific papers underlying health news reports, critical appraisal of scientific papers for audiences such as NHS commissioners, and the European Food Information Council. Chrissy also designs and works on longer-term research assignments across the health market from industry to academia, regulators and payers, bringing specialist methods in epidemiological and economic modelling.

Chrissy has an undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy from York St John University, and two MSc degrees. The first MSc in Professional Health and Social Care from York St John University and the second in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Leeds. Chrissy was awarded a National Institute for Health Research scholarship to pursue a doctorate investigating the healthcare needs of children with chronic conditions in multi-ethnic communities. She received her doctorate in March 2019 from the University of Bradford. Chrissy worked as a Senior Occupational Therapist in the NHS and an Operations Manager for a private health care company before joining the Health Policy and Clinical Evidence team.

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Steven Cramer, Professor of Neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses gaps and opportunities around stroke in the US.

 

Dr. Muthoni Gichu, head of the Health and Ageing Unit at the Ministry of Health, Kenya, highlights the landscape of neurological disorders in Kenya, including epilepsy.

 

Frédéric Destrebecq, Executive Director at European Brain Council, lays out the impact and need for policy action on brain disorders in Europe.

 

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