Sarah Ronaldson
Research Fellow



Sarah Ronaldson is a research fellow in York Trials Unit (YTU) with a background in health economics, health care research and analysis. Sarah has a degree in Economics, an MSc in Health Economics and has worked in healthcare research for over nine years as a health economist and trial coordinator, joining YTU in 2010. Sarah has undertaken economic analyses across a range of clinical areas including respiratory disease, wound care, diabetes, allergy and also has experience in trials relating to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including the DOC study (COPD case-finding study). Sarah is currently working on studies relating to musculoskeletal conditions, occupational therapy and occupational advice. 


  • MSc Health Economics, University of York
  • BSc (Hons) Economics, University of York



Current Projects

  • HERO
  • OPAL
  • OTISOccupational Therapist Intervention Study 

Previous Projects

  • DOC - Determining the Optimal approach to identifying with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Building Blocks
  • HEEAN -  Health Economic Evaluation of an ANtibiotics trial: cost-effectiveness of antibiotics use versus standard care in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Sarah Ronaldson
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1871)