OHE Expert Profile
Nancy’s principal areas of research expertise are the measurement and valuation of patient reported health outcomes; the cost-effectiveness thresholds used in making judgements about value for money in health care; the use of MCDA in health care decision making; priority setting in health care; and measuring the production, performance and efficiency of hospitals. She has over 30 years of experience as a researcher and as an advisor to health care organisations, both in the public and private sectors, in the UK and internationally.
Nancy is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Centre for Health Policy in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She previously spent 10 years working for OHE as Director of Research. She also holds honorary chairs at the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield; and in the Economics Department at City University, London.
She has published over 100 original peer-reviewed journal articles on a wide range of empirical and theoretical topics in health economics. She is a co-author of numerous books, including Economic Analysis in Health Care, a leading textbook on health economics now in its second edition.