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Pedro Saramago Goncalves
Research Fellow



Pedro Saramago PhD, is a Research Fellow at CHE working for the Team for Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (TEEHTA).

Pedro joined TEEHTA after completing the MSc in Health Economics at the University of York in 2008. He recently finished a PhD titled ‘Methodological issues in the analysis of individual- and aggregate-participant level data for cost effectiveness analysis’ also at York. As a biostatistician and a health economist, Pedro worked for the Portuguese National Association of Pharmacies (2004) and for a health economics consultancy (2005-2007).

Pedro’s research focuses on exploring methodological issues relating to the analysis of individual and aggregate level data for cost-effectiveness analysis. His research interests are centered on the synthesis of evidence and the economic evaluation of healthcare technologies.



  • The application of statistical and decision-analytic methods for cost-effectiveness analysis, with strong emphasis in Bayesian statistics.
  • Synthesis of evidence
  • Mixture models (e.g. multilevel/hierarchical models for trial-based economic evaluation)

Research group(s)


MSc students supervised by Pedro Saramago: 
  • Maria Victoria Hurtado Meneses (2013)


Other teaching

Centre for Health Economics

Modelling Methods for Health Economic Evaluation - Course tutor

York Expert Workshops in the Socio Economic Evaluation of Medicines - Course tutor 

Regression Methods for Health Economic Evaluation - Course tutor

Distance learning programme

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals - Module tutor

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Pedro Saramago Goncalves
Research Fellow
Centre for Health Economics