Chiko joined the NIHR Newcastle MIC in April 2021. She has an Masters in Science in Health Economics and Health Policy from University of Birmingham. Previously she had obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science. Her dissertation was a Systematic Review on the Cost-effectiveness of Asthma Self Care Programmes. She was a Research Assistant at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. She brings her experience of using mixed methods in research and service evaluations in the community healthcare setting. Her interests are in economic modelling of healthcare interventions.