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Outstanding dissertation

Fellow of the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management wins Graduate Students’ Award 2016

Dr. Michael Laxy from the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management was awarded with the Graduate Students Award 2016’ of the Helmholtz Zentrum München. The Graduate Students’ Award is supported by the Helmholtz Graduate School of Environmental Health (HELENA) and the Association of the Friends and Supporters of Helmholtz Zentrum München (VdFF) and is awarded each year to three recipients for their outstanding dissertations. The title of Michael Laxy’s thesis was “Disease Management and Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Comorbidities. The Burden of Disease and the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Strategies on the Health Care System, Physician, and Patient Level”. His thesis was supervised by Prof. Rolf Holle, working group leader of the Unit for Economic Evaluation. 

The price was awarded at the HELENA Graduate Students’ Day 2016 on November 3rd. Prof Rolf Holle represented Michael Laxy at this event and gave a 5 minute short summary of his work.

Congratulations to Rolf Holle and Michael Laxy