Dr Ryan Mulholland

  • Trainee Health Economist (Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment)


Ryan joined HEHTA in 2022 as a trainee health economist, having previously worked in the Clinical Trials Unit at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, and as a junior doctor in South-East Scotland. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2018, and completed a MSc in Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation at the University of Glasgow in 2020, graduating with a distinction. 
Research areas he is keen to explore include analysis of linked health data, the economics of precision medicine, and economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, particularly within the field of oncology.
Ryan represents HEHTA in the community engagement with research group within the School of Health and Wellbeing and is involved in the the development of the community engagement hub at the Clarice Pears Building.  He is also a member of the SHW Athena Swan LGBTQ+ working group.

Research interests

Ryan's current work is focused on the use of real-world evidence in HTA, particularly within oncology and cardiovascular disease. 

He is also involved in the economic evaluation of new products submitted to the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). 


  • Currently involved in redeveloping the MSc HTA module on analysis of routine healthcare data and will teach on the module in the 2022/2023 academic year
  • Mark dissertations for MSc HTA and MPH