HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Another successful fellowship

HEDS impressive record of winning prestigous national fellowships continues.  Simon Palfreyman has been successful in his application for a NIHR Clinical Academic Training lectureship for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs.  His project is looking at developing a preference based measure for patients with pressure ulcers.
It is also worth remembering that we have 6 other ongoing Fellowships.  Hazel Squires is just starting a NIHR Doctoral Research Training Fellowship looking at a methodological framework for developing the structure of public health economic models.
Jill Carlton is mid-way through a DH/NCCRCD Fellowship looking at the development of a paediatric disease specific measure of health related quality of life (HRQoL) in amblyopia. 
Katherine Stevens is also part way through a ESRC/MRC/NIHR Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship in health economics looking at the application of a new paediatric preference based health related quality of life; the Child Health Utility 9D.
Nick Latimer is part way through a NIHR Doctoral Research Training Fellowship examining the use of survival analysis and decision modelling in economic evaluations of cancer treatments.
Paul Tappenden should be finishing his DH fellowship this month with is examining the use of cancer service modelling to inform clinical policy and resource allocation decision.
Jen Kruger is part way through a NCCRD NIHR Research Methods Fellowship associated with the DAFNE Programme Grant which is examining the cost-effectiveness of a structured education programme for patients with type 1 diabetes.