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Miss Nishma Patel
Room 112
Department of Applied Health Research
1-19 Torrington Place
London
WC1E 7HB
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 3027
Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Population Health Sciences
 
 
Biography

I completed my MSc in Health Economics at City University, London. My dissertation was on cost-effectiveness of heptavalent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (Prevenar) in Germany: considering a high-risk population and herd immunity effects. Prior joining the UCL Department for Applied Health Research (DAHR) I was employed by University of Oxford, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU). I was involved in perinatal research and in particular, economic evaluations alongside clinical trials using primary data and using observational data for decision analytic modelling. I am currently involved in a multinational trial assessing the cost-effectiveness of a treatment policy of referral for carotid stenting compared with referral for carotid surgery (ICSS), funded by the MRC, Sanofi -Synthélabo, European Union.

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In October 2010, I joined The Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR). I have worked on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of therapies for agitation in dementia funded by the NIHR and HTA programme grant,economic evaluation of education programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in ONEL funded by NECLES HEIC and the cost-effectiveness modelling of robot versus human-assisted cholecystectomy funded by the NIHR programme grant.

Academic Background
2004 MSc Master of Science City University
2002 BA Hons Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Kingston University
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