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Thomas Davidson

Associate Professor, Docent

Associate professor in the area of Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment. Share my time between Centre for Medical Technology Assessment (CMT) and the National Centre for Priority Setting in Health Care.


I am doing research within the field of health technology assessment, applied health economics and priority setting. Much of my current research concerns the area of odontology.

Current research projects

  • Cost-effectiveness of caries preventive programs
  • Evaluation of methods in dentistry
  • Health economic aspects in treatment of childhood ALL
  • Cost-effectiveness of physical training for cancer patients
  • Analyses of "crowding out" - effects when implementing cancer treatment pathways


  • M.Sc. Economics, 2003
  • Ph.D. Health Technology Assessment, 2009
  • Ass. Professor, 2015

Recent publications


Caroline Blomma, Kerstin Aronsson, Mats Bågesund, Madeleine Borgstedt Risberg, Elisabeth Wärnberg-Gerdin, Thomas Davidson (2024) Evaluation of an early childhood caries preventive programme starting during pregnancy-Results after 3 and 6 years International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry Continue to DOI


Thomas Davidson, Rune Sjödahl, Ake Aldman, Claes Lennmarken, Ann-Sofi Kammerlind, Elvar Theodorsson (2023) Robot-assisted pelvic and renal surgery compared with laparoscopic or open surgery: Literature review of cost-effectiveness and clinical outcomes Scandinavian Journal of Surgery Continue to DOI
Anna-Karin Ax, Magnus Husberg, Birgitta Johansson, Ingrid Demmelmaier, Sveinung Berntsen, Katarina Sjövall, Sussanne Börjeson, Karin Nordin, Thomas Davidson (2023) Cost-effectiveness of different exercise intensities during oncological treatment in the Phys-Can RCT Acta Oncologica, Vol. 62, p. 414-421 Continue to DOI
Cecilia Hedmo, Rune Lindsten, Eva Josefsson, Thomas Davidson (2023) A cost analysis of orthodontic space closure and implant treatment in patients missing maxillary lateral incisors with a long-term perspective European Journal of Orthodontics, Vol. 45, p. 468-474 Continue to DOI
C. Pekkari, C. K. Weiner, Agneta Marcusson, Thomas Davidson, A. Naimi-Akbar, B. Lund (2023) Patient safety with orthognathic surgery in an outpatient setting International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 52, p. 806-812 Continue to DOI

Research affiliation