Belinda L. Udeh PhD MPH is the Director of Health Economics, Clinical Transformation/Quality at Cleveland Clinic with joint positions in Neurology Institute Center for Outcomes Research (NICORE), Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, and an Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Originally from Australia, Dr. Udeh earned a Bachelors degree in Podiatry from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She worked primarily as a diabetes/vascular podiatrist while completely a Masters in Public Health degree from QUT in Health Services Management,.a graduate degree in health economics from Monash University and a PhD in Health Economics from QUT. Dr Udeh’s research, publications and interests focus on: economic modeling, decision analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis; pharmacoeconomics; health technology/decision systems assessment; cost of illness/economic burden of illness; and indirect costs of healthcare, with a special interest in behavioral economics of health and population health. Dr. Udeh's clinical focus has been within anesthesia, critical care, pain management, neurology and hospital quality and operations. Dr. Udeh has held positions in clinical, administrative and research capacities in Australia, the US, and the US Virgin Islands. She was with the University of Iowa, Public Policy Center before joining Cleveland Clinic in 2011.