Emma Mcmanus

Emma Mcmanus

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Career

I have strong research interests in the transparency and reproducibility of decision-analytic models used in health economic research. As such, I am pursuing a part-time PhD, exploring the value of replication in health economic decision models. As a part of this, I have received research funding from CLAHRC East of England to evaluate the reproducibility of decision models through a systematic review and replication study, published in Value in Health.

Primary supervisor: Prof Tracey Sach, Secondary supervisors: Dr Nick Levell and Mr David Turner.

Alongside this I am working full time as a Research Fellow in Health Economics at The University of Manchester, evaluating the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.

 

Academic Background

PhD Candidate in Health Economics, University of East Anglia, (July 2016-present)

MSc Health Economics with Distinction, University of East Anglia, 2015

BSc Mathematics (1), University of East Anglia, 2014

External Activities

  • Member of the HRA Cambridge Central Research Ethics Committee (September 2016-present)
  • Methodologist on the Tuberous Sclerosis Association funding panel (April 2016-present)
  • Member of UK Health Economics Study Group
  • Member of International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes (ISPOR)
  • Part of the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) Catalyst program.

 

Administrative Posts

 

Whilst working as a Senior Research Associate at UEA, I was involved in several school level activities, including:

  • Research Staff Coordinator for the MED school
  • RA representative at MED School Board Meetings
  • RA representative on the MED Research Committee.
  • Administrator for the Health Economics Group twitter account (@HEG_UEA).

 

Currently, I am on the organising committee for the Summer 2019 UK Health Economics Study Group conference, to be held at the University of East Anglia.

 

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 4 Dec 2015

Bachelor of Science, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 22 Jul 2014

External positions

Member of UK Health Economics Study Group

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