Patrick Fahr

Research Assistant

Patrick is a researcher on the Oxford Martin Future of Cooling Programme and at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. His research focuses on the impact of suboptimal temperature exposure on health and the associated economic impact on the healthcare system. For this, Patrick uses observational data from administrative primary and secondary healthcare records in England.

Patrick is also associated with the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, where he is currently finalising his DPhil in health economics. His doctoral research focuses on the challenges of using biomedical big data for health economic analyses in the context of rare genetic diseases and genome-based diagnostic technologies.

Before moving to Oxford, Patrick worked in the pharmaceutical industry in England and Mexico. He also completed a double MSc in Public Policy with a focus on social protection finance (Maastricht University and United Nations University) and a BSc in European Public Health (Maastricht University). Patrick speaks English, German and Spanish.