School of Health and Population Sciences
Hareth is an economist with experience in health policy analysis and academic research. Since 2005, he has been involved in research to develop techniques to measure the benefits of healthcare interventions for economic evaluation. He teaches health economics to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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Lecturer in Health Economics
Lazaros Andronis is a Lecturer in Health Economics, based in the Health Economics Unit of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.
In the past, Lazaros has undertaken research on economic evaluations, where he assessed the cost-effectiveness of interventions in areas such as cancer and leukaemia, orthopaedics and cardiovascular disease. In addition to applied research, Lazaros ...
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Reader in Mathematical Modelling
Director of the MSc programme in Health Economics and Health Policy
Pelham Barton is a Reader in Mathematical Modelling in the Health Economics Unit and Director of the MSc programme in Health Economics and Health Policy. He has over 70 publications, of which around 50 are academic papers published in peer-reviewed journals. On almost all of these his contribution was to lead the economic and mathematical modelling aspects of the ...
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NIHR Research Methods Fellow
Katie Breheny is a NIHR Research Methods Fellow in the Health Economics Unit.
Katie is undertaking a two year NIHR fellowship focusing on developing and applying skills in the economic evaluation of diagnostic testing. This fellowship builds on her experience in health outcomes research and psychology. As part of her training Katie is undertaking the Health Economics and ...
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Professor of Health Economics
Joanna Coast is Professor of Health Economics within the School of Health and Population Sciences.
Jo has published more than 90 research papers in academic journals. She has received major grants from the Medical Research Council and the European Research Council. She is Senior Editor, Health Economics for Social Science and Medicine.
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Research Fellow, Health Economics
Lavanya Diwakar is a doctor trained in allergy and immunology. She is currently working with the Health Economics Unit as a research fellow.
Under the supervision of Prof.Tracy Roberts and Dr.Pelham Barton, Lavanya has completed on the health economics of the PLUTO trial, which is a HTA funded neonatology trial looking at the cost effectiveness of intrauterine ...
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Helen Evans is the Unit Manager for the Health Economics Unit and the Postgraduate administrator for the MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy programme.
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Senior Lecturer in Health Economics
Emma Frew is a Senior Lecturer in Health Economics. Her research interests are in the economics of obesity and complex public health interventions. Emma is also interested and actively researching economic outcome measurement in children. Emma has published widely in scientific journals in the field of contingent valuation in health care and has a particular interest in the ...
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Research Fellow in Health Economics
Ilias has graduated from the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Athens. Prior to joining the Health Economics Unit at the University of Birmingham, Ilias interned at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
At the LSE, Ilias specialised in International Health Policy at a Master of Science level. He also holds an MSc from the ...
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Senior Lecturer In Health Economics / Health Economic Modelling
Sue Jowett is a Senior Lecturer in the Health Economics Unit and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University.
Her current role is to lead the health economics research within studies undertaken by the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University, as part of a formal collaboration between the Health ...
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