HSC R&D/National Cancer Institute Health Economics Fellowship

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Description

The Fellowship addresses the limited research capacity in health economics in Northern Ireland and trains graduates in conducting health economics research and exposes the recipient to world-class health economics research in partnership with the NCI. The Fellowship involves collaboration with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC and Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, to simulate the impact on colorectal cancer mortality of change to surveillance programs, using 'MISCAN' CISNET model to quantify the impact of alternatives. Further work utilises discrete choice experiment preference elicitation methods within this population to explore patient decisions on behavioural, diet and lifestyle interventions alongside current practice and alternates for risk reduction.
OrganisationsPublic Health Agency

Keywords

  • Health Economics
  • Cancer Prevention

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