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Ana Duarte
Senior Research Fellow



Ana Duarte is a Research Fellow working in Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) . She joined CHE in November 2012 after studying the MSc in Health Economics at the University of York. Ana also holds a Pharmacy degree and a post-graduate diploma in Regulation and Evaluation of Medicines and Health Products from the University of Lisbon. She is a member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) technology appraisal committee A since 2021.

Her research focuses on the development and application of decision analysis methods to inform HTA. Ana’s research has contributed extensively to the NICE technology and diagnostic appraisal programme, and collaborated with HTA agencies in Portugal and Colombia to develop HTA methods guidelines. Her research interests also include the economic evaluation of diagnostic and prognostic tests, and advanced therapy medicinal product.



Methodological research:

  • Research for supporting the routine collection of patient reported outcome measure for the National Clinical Audits for assessing cost-effectiveness

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Invited talks and conferences

  • Duarte A. Clinical trials and economic evaluation. The Ministry of Health of Brazil, Brazilia. November 2014.
  • Duarte A. Economic evaluation of cancer treatments: The NICE approach. 21st National Consultant Workshop on the Practical Management of Lung Cancer, Leeds. November 2014.
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Ana Duarte
Research Fellow
Centre for Health Economics