Director of Global Engagement
Professor of Health Economics and Head of Unit
Professor Tracy Roberts is Director of Global Engagement, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Professor of Health Economics and Head of the Health Economics Unit. In addition to these roles at the University of Birmingham, Tracy is an Honorary Professor of Health Economics at the University of Keele.
Tracy has specific research interests in the area of economic evaluation and is particularly interested in testing and screening programmes. Clinical areas of interest include sexual health, obstetrics and gynaecology, women’s health and breast cancer. She is also interested in outcome valuation for use in economic evaluation in these clinical specialties with particular interest in the utilities and dis-utilities of screening and overdiagnosis.Tracy has a wide range of applied research publications in these areas and has been a successful health economic applicant to both the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment (NCCHTA) on numerous grant applications.