Ass. FH-Prof. Ayman Fouda, PhD

Ass. FH-Prof. Ayman Fouda, PhD
Health Economics
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Ass. FH-Prof. Ayman Fouda, PhD

Ayman Fouda is a health economics assistant professor at MCI. Ayman has a bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery from Suez Canal University in Egypt and a master's degree in International Health & Social Management from MCI. He possesses diverse work experience in medicine, higher education management, and professional and academic research. He has been a research fellow in the European project ORTHOUNION, where his research is related to optimizing a business model for the industrial production of an advanced therapy medicinal product. Furthermore, he completed his Ph.D. (European Doctorate in Law and Economics) at Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna. His thesis studies how healthcare professionals respond to different regulatory tools (soft law and mandate) in light of the multi-agency relationship and different market forces. His research interests include health economics, regulation in health care, soft law in health, health policy, and green healthcare.

2023 - heute
Assistant Professor (FH) - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Lecturer - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2019 - 2022
Research & Teaching Assistant - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2018 - 2019
Research Fellow - ORTHOUNION EU-H2020 funded, GA: 733288 - Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna

2015 - 2016
Program Manager & Research Analyst - Executive Education, School of Business, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

2010 - 2012
Assistant Program Coordinator - The American University in Cairo

2009 - 2010
Pediatrician - Private Practice Clinic, Prof. Dr. Suzanne Samir, Ismailia, Egypt

2009 - 2011
General Practitioner - Ministry of Health, Egypt

2009 - 2010
Pediatrician - Ismailia General Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt

Project: Comparative Analysis of Chronice Disease Management Programs in New South Wales, Australia and Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Project: Health Plan Payment & Risk Adjustment in Australia - Murdoch University/Western Australia Department of Health

Project: Funding Models for Long-Term Care in Australia - Murdoch University, Australia

2017 - 2018
Project: Decision-Making and Priority Settings for Universal Health Coverage - Medibank amd Murdoch University, Australia

2016 - 2022
European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) - Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Bologna, and University of Hamburg (PhD in Law & Economics)

2012 - 2014
International Health and Social Management - Management Center Innsbruck (Master of Arts in Business)

2001 - 2007
Medicine and Surgery - Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Egypt (Bachelor in Medicine & Surgery )

  • Ringel, L., & Fouda, A. (2024). Physician assistants in the German inpatient care: barriers and enablers of integration. Journal of Integrated Care. https://doi.org/10.1108/jica-11-2023-0088
  • van Amerongen, A., Zoller, C., & Fouda, A. (2023). COVID-19 in the Netherlands: A three-phase analysis. Health Policy and Technology, 100783. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2023.100783
  • Wong, A., Zoller, C., Fouda, A., & Paolucci, F. (2023). Are we past the COVID-19 pandemic? insights from Singapore. Health Policy and Technology, 100779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2023.100779
  • Fouda, A., Moy, N. (2022). Health System Shock Frameworks Between Theory, Application, and Assessment; Comment on "The COVID-19 System Shock Framework: Capturing Health System Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, (), -. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2022.7373
  • Fouda, A., Mahmoudi, N., Moy, N., & Paolucci, F. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore: Health policies and lessons learned. Health Policy and Technology, 9(4), 510-524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2020.08.015
  • García-Goñi, M., Fouda, A., Calder, R. V., & Paolucci, F. (2018). A new funding model for a chronic-care focused healthcare system in Australia. Health Policy and Technology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2018.07.007
  • Fouda, A., and Paolucci, F. (2017) Path Dependence and Universal Health Coverage: The Case of Egypt. Front. Public Health 5:325. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00325
  • Paolucci, F., Redekop, K., Fouda, A., & Fiorentini, G. (2017). Decision Making and Priority Setting: The Evolving Path towards Universal Health Coverage. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s40258-017-0349-3
  • Fouda, A., Fiorentini, G., & Paolucci, F. (2017). Competitive Health Markets and Risk Equalisation in Australia: Lessons Learnt from Other Countries. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. doi:10.1007/s40258-017-0330-1

  • Antonini, M., Fouda, A., Hinwood, M., Melia, A., & Paolucci, F. (2024). The interplay between global health policy and vaccination strategies in the shift towards COVID-19 endemicity. Health Policy and Technology, 100854. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2024.100854
  • Fouda, A., Melia, A., Tritter, J., & Paolucci, F. (2022). Special Issue: The COVID-19 Pandemic: Vaccination Strategies and Global Health Policies. Health Policy and Technology, 100634. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2022.100634

  • Paolucci, F., Sequeira, A. R., Fouda, A., & Matthews, A. (2018). Health Plan Payment in Australia. In Risk Adjustment, Risk Sharing and Premium Regulation in Health Insurance Markets (pp. 181-208). Elsevier. http://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811325-7.00006-3

    Fouda, A., Moy, N. & Fiorentini, G. (2023). Promoting Generic Medications: Tough vs. Soft Regulations. Towards Innovation in Ageing and Well-Being Conference, Nice, France October 19th, 2023.

    Fouda, A., Macneil, J., Melia, A., Paolucci, F., & Sequeira, A. (2019, September). The Enablers of Stakeholders Engagement in Health Policy Development: The Case of Western Australia Health Networks. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference 2019, Birmingham, UK.

  • Lee, D, Moy, N, Mahmoudi, N, Fouda, A, Choi, B, Paolucci, F. (2020). Combatting COVID-19: Lessons we can learn. Independent Australia. https://independentaustralia.net/life/life-display/combatting-covid-19-lessons-we-can-learn,14480
  • Fouda, Ayman and Mahmoudi, Nader and Moy, Naomi and Paolucci, Francesco, Comparing the COVID-19 Pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore (June 27, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3658463 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3658463

Researcher - GesundTirol - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Invited Lecture on the Regulation of Clinical Medical Practice from the Economic Perspective, European Law Student Association's Summer School, University of Innsbruck. -

Invited Lecture on Climate Change and Resilient Health Systems, European Health Forum Gastein -

Invited Lecture on Risk adjustment research in non-competitive health markets, Master of Health Economics, Management, and Policy, The University of Newcastle, Australia -

Economic and Regulatory Arrangements of Multiple Principal-Agent Relationship and the Diffusion of Innovation in Healthcare. The University of Bologna, Department of Economics, Bologna, EDLE Seminar -

Institutional Comparative Analysis of Regulating the Diffusion of Innovations in Healthcare. Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam, EDLE Seminar -

The Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation in Healthcare: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives. The Institute of Law and Economics, the University of Hamburg, EDLE Seminar -

2023 - heute
Member - The Austrian Health Economics Association (ATHEA)

- heute
Health Policy and Technology: Guest Editor - Special Issue: Global Health Policies and Vaccination Strategies in the Endemic Phase

- 2022
Health Policy and Technology: Managing Guest Editor - Special Issue: The COVID-19 Pandemic: Vaccination Strategies and Global Health Policies

Müller Vera (2023): The Six "A"s of Palliative Care Access "Access Barriers to Palliative Care in Austria and Malaysia" a Qualitative Study

Weis Timo (2023): The role of the working environment in the migration of nurses from low- and middle-income countries: A mixed-methods study.

Steinsland Marie (2023): The Patient versus the Provider A Mixed Method Exploration on the Perception of Pain in IUD Insertion

Hulsbergen Margot (2023): A qualitative study into the extent of health literacy required in individuals with hearing loss to obtain a cochlear implant: a Dutch context

Riehle Katja (2023): Value Assessment Frameworks in Different Healthcare Systems: A Scoping Review of Multilateral Approaches in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany

Weiss Katharina (2023): From Struggle to Strength: A Qualitative Study on European Fridays for Future Activists' Experiences with Ecological Emotions and the Potential of Collective Climate Action as an Adaptive Coping Strategy for Eco-Anxiety

Loosveld Jurrien Hendrik (2023): Dosage optimization for sustainable healthcare: A Carbon Footprint Analysis of nivolumab and pembrolizumab treatment in The Netherlands

Lintsen Joris (2023): Unequal resources to tackle unequal outcomes Expert opinions on the introduction of equity considerations in the cost-effectiveness threshold to stimulate equitable health technologies in the United Kingdom

Grimbergen Jolijn Anna Josina (2023): Controlling AMR: surveillance approaches in two European countries A comparative study of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance systems of England and the Netherlands

Algra Jiska Lyanne (2023): Understanding the Perspectives and Factors Influencing Lung Cancer Screening among eligible individuals A qualitative study in the high-risk Dutch population

Duijst Gerlissa Elisabeth (2023): Transformational Leadership and Pharmaceutical Innovation: A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Their Interplay and Impact on Organizational Performance in Multinational Pharmaceutical Organizations

Klaphake Cornelia Johanna Maria (2023): "Bridging Borders of Pediatric Cancer Care: Unraveling Challenges Faced by Prinses Máxima Centrum Staff in Treating Medically Evacuated Pediatric Cancer Patients from Ukraine"

van der Heijden Wies Mette Henriette (2022): Greening healthcare: A carbon footprint analysis of The Green Intensive Care

Meels Lobke (2022): Implementation of an Alternative Diagnostic Pathway for the Screening of Colorectal Cancer Patients in The Netherlands - The Service Providers Perspectives

Ringel Laura (2022): The Influence of Physician Assistants on the Healthcare Workforce in German Inpatient Care: A Qualitative Study

Schouten Aniek (2022): Effects of a Multicomponent Lifestyle Programme for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Practice-based evidence at two years compared to integrated standard care

Tripathy Amruta (2022): The cost-effectiveness of the bedaquiline-based treatment regimen for multidrug resistant- tuberculosis in Ethiopia & impact on decision makers

Mazurel Germaine Véronique (2021): Aligning Incentives in Long-Term Care in the Netherlands using a Principal - Agent Relationship Framework

Jäckel Susanne (2019): The importance of medication literacy for the adherence of antibiotic treatment and the potential influence on antimicrobial resistance