Health Financing Specialist , currently working in Indonesia
Dr. Diah Evasari Husnul Khotimah is a medical doctor with vast experience in health economics, health system, health organization, and policy studies. Her works have been presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management International Conference and published in Health Behavior Research. She completed her doctoral degree from Penn State University and obtained her master’s degree from three European universities (the University of Deusto, Corvinus University of Budapest, and Vilnius University).
Her dissertation focuses on the impact of the Indonesian National Health Insurance on access to outpatient care, and her master thesis looks at the cost of smoking-related diseases in Indonesia. Most recently, She worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. Prior to that, she was an Engineering and Scientific Intern at the Pennsylvania Department of Health where she was involved in a statewide health assessment. She was also a research assistant at the University of Indonesia in the Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies where she led data collection for cost-effectiveness analysis study on treatment options for chronic kidney diseases and was a media officer for the Center’s advocacy project that aimed to increase the cigarette excise tax. She is a member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and the Indonesian Health Economics Association.
Dr. Husnul Khotimah currently serves as the Health Financing Specialist at ThinkWell in Health Financing Activity (HFA) program. She believes that access to quality health care is a human right and aspires to make it more equitable for the Indonesian people and to contribute to the sustainability of the Indonesian Health Financing System.
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