The Health and Care Research Sub-committee oversees all research in the practice area, including:
- identifying, promoting, and fostering new research opportunities in member-led research
- launching and monitoring the progress and needs of up to ten member-led research working parties
- fostering cross-practice research activity where there are overlapping interests, and
- supporting the development of the annual conference programme.
Membership is drawn from a broad cross-section of the health and care community to ensure that a spectrum of specialties and topics are investigated
Membership of the Health and Care Research Sub-committee 2021/2022:
- Vicky Gardner (Chair)
- John Ng (Deputy Chair)
- Julia Aslett
- Dave Beddows
- Mei Sum Chan
- Sumit Misra
- Bryce Shepherd
- Ewen Tweedie
The committee is supported by the IFoA Communities team.
The committee operates within a Terms of Reference and supports the IFoA council in the delivery of its corporate strategy.
How to join the Health and Care Research Sub-committee
All vacancies arising on Boards and their sub-committees are advertised on our volunteer vacancies web page. Further information for volunteers, including tips on how to chair a meeting, can be found in the Volunteer Information Pack (VIP).
Hot Topics in Health and Care 2021
- Dr. Gordon Woo: Ecological impact on pandemic risk in the 21st century - paper and presentation
- Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers: The genomic revolution - a wake-up call for actuaries (presentation is available on request)
Hot Topics in Heath and Care 2019
- Dr. Mary Hall: Seasonal mortality at older ages in England & Wales (1993-2016)
- Josephine Robertson: Impactability modelling: a worked example in Type II diabetes
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