Alan Maynard

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Alan Keith Maynard OBE FMedSci (15 December 1944 – 2 February 2018)[1] was a British health economist.

Born in Bebington, Maynard studied at the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and York. After a stint at the University of Exeter, he was appointed to the University of York in 1971. There, he became a professor in 1983,[2] founded the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) the same year[1] and created the York Health Policy Group in 1996.[3] In 1995, he briefly served as the Chief Executive of the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust. From 1997 to 2010, Maynard was Chairman of the York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.[2][4] He was founding editor of the journal Health Economics[5] and commentator for Pulse.[6]

In 2000, Maynard was made Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.[7] He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2009[8] for his involvement in the National Health Service and also received honorary degrees from the University of Aberdeen in 2003 and the University of Northumbria in 2006.[9] Along with his long-time colleague Anthony J. Culyer, he was the recipient of the 2015 William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research.[10]

Further reading[edit]

  • Cookson, Richard; Goddard, Maria; Sheldon, Trevor, eds. (2016). Maynard Matters: Critical Thinking on Health Policy. University of York, Centre for Health Economics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Obituary: Professor Alan Maynard OBE". University of York, Centre for Health Economics. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  2. ^ a b Laycock, Mike. "Tributes after death of former hospital trust chairman Alan Maynard". The Press. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  3. ^ Cookson, Richard; Goddard, Maria; Sheldon, Trevor (2016). "Introduction". In Cookson, Richard; Goddard, Maria; Sheldon, Trevor (eds.). Maynard Matters: Critical Thinking on Health Policy. University of York, Centre for Health Economics. pp. xix–xxv. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  4. ^ for the trust's history, see fonds NHS/YHT - York Hospitals NHS Trust, Borthwick Institute for Archives
  5. ^ Briggs, Andrew; Hutton, John; Jones, Andrew M.; Mullahy, John; Sharp, Frances; Stearns, Sally (2017). "Twenty-Five Years of Health Economics: A Tribute to Alan Maynard and Acknowledgement of the Work of the Editorial Board". Health Economics. 26 (1): 3–5. doi:10.1002/hec.3456.
  6. ^ "Tributes paid to leading health economist Professor Alan Maynard". Pulse Today. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  7. ^ Professor Alan Maynard OBE FMedSci, Academy of Medical Sciences
  8. ^ "New Year Honours: Yorkshire's great and good receive recognition". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  9. ^ "Alan Maynard Emeritus Professor". The University of York. Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  10. ^ Economists Anthony Culyer and Alan Maynard Named Co-Recipients of the 2015 William B. Graham Prize For Health Services Research Archived 2015-05-18 at the Wayback Machine – press release