A health economist currently working on several projects on economic aspects of diabetes.
Project Researcher/PhD Candidate
Fields of expertise
Health economics, health technology assessment, applied statistics, register studies, R programming, diabetes
Health economics, health services research
Kurkela, O., Forma, L., Ilanne-Parikka, P., Nevalainen, J., & Rissanen, P. (2021). Association of diabetes type and chronic diabetes complications with early exit from the labour force: register-based study of people with diabetes in Finland. Diabetologia
Kurkela O, Nevalainen J, Arffman M, Lahtela J, Forma L. Foot-related diabetes complications: care pathways, patient profiles and costs. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr 26;22(1):559. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07853-2. PMID: 35473691; PMCID: PMC9040351.