Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Ashleigh Kernohan

Research Associate


Ashleigh joined the Institute for Health and Society in 2018 as part of the Health Economics Group. She is currently working on a number of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials. Her research interests include economic evaluation, systematic review and preference elicitation, particularly in the context of eye care.


Prior to this Ashleigh was working at Glasgow Caledonian University on her PhD thesis; an economic evaluation of community management of eye disease. Ashleigh is a qualified optometrist and has experience in clinical practice and clinical teaching on an undergraduate optometry program.

Areas of expertise

  • Economic Evaluation
  • Systematic Review
  • Eye care


  • PhD – “An Economic Evaluation of community eye disease” – Glasgow Caledonian University 
  • BSc Hons – Optometry (1st class) – Glasgow Caledonian University - 2011
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