Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Research Fellow



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Shaolin Wang is a Research Associate in the Centre for Health Policy and in the Imperial College Business School. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee. She previously worked as a Research Fellow in Economic Studies at the University of Dundee.

Shaolin' research interests are Health Economics, Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics and Economic Evaluation. In her previous projects she investigated the performance of migrant health professionals in terms of practice style and retention, assessed the impact of patient adherence on the treatment outcome of breast cancer endocrine therapy using Economic Evaluation methods, and examined impacts of spousal bereavement on hospitalisations and mortality. Currently, she is working on economic evaluations of patient safety interventions using NHS administrative data.





McCowan C, Wang S, Thompson AM, et al., 2013, The value of high adherence to tamoxifen in women with breast cancer: a community-based cohort study, Br J Cancer, Vol:109, ISSN:0007-0920, Pages:1172-1180

Wang S, Chalkley M, Tilley C, 2012, Comparing the treatment provided by UK and non-UK trained health professionals: dentists in Scotland, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, Vol:17, Pages:227-232-227-232

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