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Overview

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Centre for Health Economics (MCHE).

Research interests

My research interests include: the cost-effectiveness of digital health interventions, data-driven innovations, diagnostic tests and precision medicines. More broadly, I am interested in technologies that are low cost but can impact on large and diverse populations. 

I have substantial experience working with academics to develop their research for implementation within the NHS and social care. To this end, I support the University of Manchester Innovation Factory (UMIF) with the potential commercialisation of life sciences research within the University.

As well as academic-led research, I have also worked extensively with the private sector, primarily with small and medium enterprises, who are developing innovative technologies for health and social care.

Teaching

I am a module lead for the 'Economics of genomics and precision medicine' course

Methodological knowledge

  • Economic evaluations of precision medicine
  • Economic evaluations of digital health technologies interventions
  • Value proposition development
  • Decision-analytic modelling and trial-based evaluation
  • Budget impact modelling

Qualifications

2010 - Batchelor of Science in Economics (Hons): Class 1  (University of York)

2011 - Master of Science in Health Economics (University of York)

2019 - Doctorate (University of Manchester)

My collaborations

All health economics research

Prof Katherine Payne, Professor of Health Economics, The University of Manchester

Multimorbidity research

Prof Bruce Guthrie, Professor of Primary Care Medicine, The University of Dundee

Precision-approaches for cardiovascular disease management.

Prof Maciej Tomaszewski, Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Manchester

Pre-hospital diagnostic tests.

Prof Richard Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, The University of Manchester

Infectious disease and vaccine modelling

Professor Ian Hall, Professor of Mathematical Epidemiology and Statistics, The University of Manchester

Professor Lorenzo Pellis, Professor of Mathematical Biology, The University of Manchester

School-based mental health interventions

Professor Neil Humphrey, Professor of Psychology of Education, The University of Manchester

Professor Pamela Qualter, Professor of Education, The University of Manchester

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

UK Health Economists' Study Group (HESG)

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute

Keywords

  • Health economics
  • Genomics
  • Precision Medicine
  • Economic evaluation
  • Digital health
  • Implementation science, health professionalL practice, health professional behaviour change, lifestyle behaviour change
  • Commercialisation

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