Grace’s main areas of expertise include health technology appraisal, economic modelling and clinical guidelines. Grace is particularly interested in the economic evaluation of regenerative medicines and other high cost therapies. She has experience of working closely with NICE and the UK’s National Health Service, as well as decision makers, health technology appraisal experts and industry around the world.
Grace is also interested in the economics of public health and nutrition, and is undertaking an MSc in Nutritional Medicine at the University of Surrey.
Grace is a Visiting Research Associate in the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex, and is an Expert Adviser for NICE’s Centre for Guidelines.
Prior to joining OHE in June 2014 Grace worked as a Senior Health Economist at the National Clinical Guideline Centre, Royal College of Physicians, London. This role involved building economic models, conducting cost-effective analyses, undertaking systematic reviews of clinical and economic literature, and critical appraisal of both clinical and economic studies for the development of NICE Clinical Guidelines. Grace has first-hand experience of NICE’s HTA requirements and processes.