Eric Finkelstein @ FMUC

Eric Finkelstein held a seminar entitled "Quality of death and dying: a global perspective" on May 21st, 2024, at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra. This seminar was delivered within the scope of the EOLinPLACE project and allowed for online and in-person participation.

23 may, 2024≈ 2 min read

Eric Finkelstein is Professor of Health Services and Systems Research at the Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and the Executive Director of the Lien Centre for Palliative Care. He also holds appointments at NUS School of Public Health and Duke University Global Health Institute. His research focuses on the economic causes and consequences of health behaviors, with a primary emphasis on the use of traditional and behavioral economic incentives to influence behaviors in ways to improve the public’s health. Recent research interest focuses on studies to better understand the complicated decisions that revolve around end of life care. He has published over 300 manuscripts and 2 books. Based on google scholar, he has an h-index of 76, i10-index of 249 and his publications have been cited over 100,000 times, including in the landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the U.S. Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). He was included several times in the list of the World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters and Clarivate Analytics and among the Top 2% of scientists worldwide in a study by Stanford University in 2021.