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, 10 July 2018

Dr Chris Carroll announced as HEDS new Deputy Director

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Dr Chris Carroll
Dr Chris Carroll has taken over from Professor Eva Kaltenthaler as HEDS Deputy Director. Professor Kaltenthaler retired at the end of June after working for ScHARR for over two decades. Dr Carroll will support HEDS Director Dr Phil Shackley and act as Director in Dr Shackley's absence. 

Dr Carroll said: "I look forward to working with Phil and the rest of the section's management team".

Dr Carroll joined ScHARR in 2004 and was appointed as a Research Fellow in 2007. In early 2011 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and Course Director of the MSc in International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement (iHTA). In 2014 Dr Carroll was promoted to Reader and made a University Senate Fellow for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Dr Carroll stepped down as Course Director of the iHTA programme in mid-2015 and returned to working for the ScHARR Technology Assessment Group (TAG) conducting appraisals for NICE. Since 2017 he has also been the Lead for the systematic reviewers in HEDS.