Susan Griffin
Senior Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Susan is a Senior Research Fellow based in the Team for Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment. She joined the Centre for Health Economics in 2002 and holds a BSc in Economics, an MSc in Health Economics and a PhD on ‘Dealing with uncertainty in the economic evaluation of health care technologies’.  In 2008 Susan became a Research Council UK Academic Fellow in Health Economics and Public Health.  She also helped to develop a short course on the use of regression analysis for health economic evaluation.  Susan currently serves as a member of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Technology Appraisal Committee.

Susan has contributed to numerous technology appraisals for NICE in her role as a member of one of the independent academic groups contracted to conduct assessments and evidence reviews for NICE.  In addition, Susan has worked on economic evaluations in the fields of cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, cancer and mental health.  Her research interests include the use of decision-analytic models in cost-effectiveness analysis and the use of evidence synthesis techniques and value of information analysis.  Susan is currently researching the application of methods for economic evaluation in the field of public health.

Research

Overview

  • the use of decision-analytic models in cost-effectiveness analysis
  • the use of evidence synthesis techniques and value of information analysis
  • economic evaluations in the fields of cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, cancer and mental health
  • the application of methods for economic evaluation in the field of public health

Research group(s)

Teaching

Other teaching

Centre for Health Economics 

  • Regression Methods for Health Economic Evaluation - Course tutor
  • Advanced Modelling Methods for Health Economic Evaluation - Course tutor
  • York Expert Workshops in the Socio Economic Evaluation of Medicines - Course tutor 

Distance learning 

  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals  - Module leader for Advanced topics in Economic Evaluation

External activities

Memberships

  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - member of the Technology Appraisal Committee
  • Health Economists’ Study Group - member
  • Society for Medical Decision Making - member
  • International Health Economics Association  - member
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Contact details

Susan Griffin
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Health Economics