Shilpi Swami
Research Fellow



Shilpi joined the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group (MHARG) at the Department of Health Sciences as a Research Fellow in health economics in January 2018. Prior to this, she worked as a senior analyst (Health Economist) at Novartis healthcare and at a US based consultancy for over two and a half years. During this time, she worked majorly on development, country specific analyses and validation of health economic models, and evidence syntheses in various disease areas.

On the academic front, she completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi in 2013 and master’s degree in Economics (with specialization in International Trade) from Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2015 from India. She had also worked as a student intern in a non-profit organisation in an Indian rural setting in the field of community development.


  • BA (H) Economics
  • MA Economics (Specialization in International Trade)



Shilpi’s research interests are:

  • Economic evaluation of healthcare technologies
  • Decision analytical methods for cost-effectiveness/utility analysis
  • Budget Impact Analysis
  • Measuring health related quality of life


  • Evaluation of the Communities In Charge of Alcohol (CICA) Programme in Greater Manchester
  • Tobacco cessation within TB programmes : A ‘real world’ solution for countries with dual burden of disease (TB & Tobacco)
  • Muslim Communities Learning About Second-hand Smoke in Bangladesh (MCLASS II): An effectiveness-implementation hybrid study

Research group(s)

External activities


  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • Health Economists' Study Group (HESG)


Selected publications

Contact details

Shilpi Swami
Research Fellow (Health Economist)

Tel: 01904 32(1817)