Maria is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Centre. Her current research interests in health policy include the measurement of performance, commissioning, the role of incentives and the regulation and financing of health care systems. Policy experience has been gained through working in the NHS at health authority level and then as an Economic Adviser in the NHS Executive (Department of Health) for three years. At the NHS Executive, she was involved in the economic aspects of purchasing, commissioning, planning and regulation.
She was elected as a Fellow of The Learned Society of Wales in their in their inaugural election and is an elected member of the Women’s Committee of the Royal Economic Society. She is a member of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Scientist Award Panel and has been a member of numerous research award and funding panels in the UK and overseas. She is a member of the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) Advisory Group in Aberdeen University. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Health Services Research and Policy and for BMC (BioMed Central) Health Services Research. She is a member of University of York’s Equality and Diversity Committee.
Maria Goddard is part of the Thesis Advisory Group for:
Maria also co-supervises one of the students associated with the White Rose Studentship Network.
Verzulli R, Jacobs R, Goddard M. Do hospitals respond to greater autonomy? evidence from the English NHS. Centre for Health Economics, University of York; CHE Research Paper 64 (PDF , 232kb) , 2011.