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Key Research Interests and Expertise
My major interest is efficient research design, specifically using Value of Information analysis to predict the return on investment in alternative clinical trial designs. I also have expertise in decision analytic modelling and economic evaluation alongside clinical trials.
I lead the Health Economics module on the UEA MSc in Health Economics and year 1 SSS in Health Economics on the UEA MBBS course. I also provide additional lectures for other modules.
Professional Qualifications and professional memberships
- PhD Health Economics (UEA, 2014)
- MSc Health Economics (York, 2001)
- BSc Economics & Finance (York, 1999)
- Member, International Health Economics Association
- Member, Health Economists’ Study Group
- Value of information analysis
- Decision analytic modelling
- Economic evaluation
After training in economics and then health economics at the University of York, I worked for the York Health Economics Consortium, providing advice and health economic analyses to the NHS and pharmaceutical companies. In 2003, after a period working for the pharmaceutical industry, I joined UEA as a research associate, then lecturer in the Health Economics Group during which time I undertook a PhD focusing on efficient research design. In 2013 I joined the University of Cambridge as a Senior Research Associate, leading a group of researchers conducting economic evaluations, studies on efficient research design and other economic analyses.
In November 2018 I rejoined UEA as Senior Lecturer in Health Economics and am a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge. I currently lead the health economics group at UEA.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia
Award Date: 1 Aug 2014
Master of Science, University of York
Award Date: 1 Aug 2001
Bachelor of Science, University of York
Award Date: 1 Aug 1999
Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge1 Dec 2018 → …
Editorial Board Member, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy (Journal)
Co-convenor, Campbell and Cochrane Economic Methods Group, Cochrane Collaboration (The)
Co-convenor, Cochrane Agenda & Priority Setting Methods Group, Cochrane Collaboration (The)
Member & Health Economics Methodologist, Programme Grants for Applied Research, sub-panel D, National Institute for Health Research
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1/08/20 → 31/07/23
1/03/19 → 31/05/24
1/11/18 → 31/10/23
1/05/19 → 31/07/20
Acceptability of the Medication Adherence for Patients Support intervention to improve adherence to patients prescribed medications for hypertension or comorbidities, as an adjunct to primary care: A qualitative studyKassavou, A., Houghton, V., Edwards, S., Brimicombe, J., Wilson, E., Griffin, S. & Sutton, S., Jan 2021, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 26, 1, p. 168-180 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Wilson, E. C. F., 1 Mar 2021, In : European Urology Focus. 7, 2, p. 407-419 13 p.
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Content of Health Economics Analysis Plans (HEAPs) for trial-based economic evaluations: expert Delphi consensus surveyThorn, J. C., Davies, C. F., Brookes, S. T., Noble, S. M., Dritsaki, M., Gray, E., Hughes, D. A., Mihaylova, B., Petrou, S., Ridyard, C., Sach, T., Wilson, E. C. F., Wordsworth, S. & Hollingworth, W., 1 Apr 2021, In : Value in Health. 24, 4, p. 539-547 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile7 Downloads (Pure)
Economic evaluation of transperineal versus transrectal devices for local anaesthetic prostate biopsiesWilson, E. C. F., Wreford, A., Tamer, P., Leonard, K., Brechka, H. & Gnanapragasam, V. J., 9 Jul 2021, In : PharmacoEconomics - Open.
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Evaluation of the guide to action care home fall prevention programme in care homes for older people: A multi-centre, single blinded, cluster randomised controlled trial (FINCH)Logan, P. A., Horne, J. C., Allen, F., Armstrong, S., Clark, A., Conroy, S., Darby, J., Fox, C., Gladman, J. R. F., Godfrey, M., Gordon, A. L., Irvine, L., Leighton, P., McCartney, K., Mountain, G., Robertson, K., Robinson, K., Sach, T., Sims, E., Stirling, S. & 2 others, , 5 May 2021, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Technology Assessment.
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