Prof. Dr. Judit Simon is Professor of Health Economics and Head of the Department of Health Economics at the Medical University of Vienna. She also holds the functions of Deputy Head of the Centre for Public Health and Coordinator of the Doctoral Programme Public Health a. Her other current affiliations include: Head of Health Economics, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Applied Diagnostics; Visiting Professor of Cognitive Health Economics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford; Research Associate, Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford; and Honorary Professor, Institute of Economics and Public Policy / Department of Health Economics, Corvinus University. Her work focuses on applied and methodological research in health economics and public health. Prof. Simon’s main areas of expertise include economic evaluation in health and medicine, planning and conducting clinical studies/RCTs, clinical guideline development, health services research, health systems research, outcomes/effectiveness research, cost and economic burden studies, and evidence synthesis. Her specific research areas lie in the fields of mental health, public health, nutrition, cancer and chronic diseases, personalised medicine and translational research, capabilities, and costing methods.