Health Economist . University London School of Economics.
David McDaid is Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has more than 25 years of research experience working on many different aspects of the economics and policy of mental health and public health, including trial-based economic evaluations, economic modelling studies and comparative analysis of the financing and organisation of mental health and public health systems in different countries. Some of the areas he has worked on include suicide and self-harm prevention, brief psychological interventions for poor mental health, better integration of mental and physical health services, early intervention in schools and workplaces to improve the life chances of young people with mental health problems, workplace mental health promotion, refugee mental health and evaluating measures to tackle loneliness and social isolation.