Prof. Tracy Roberts

Professor of Health Economics

Tracy Roberts is a Professor of Health Economics based at the University of Birmingham, where she is also Director of Global Engagement for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Tracy has specific research interest in the area of economic evaluation and outcome valuation in areas that are challenging. Clinical areas of interest include sexual health, obstetrics and gynaecology, women’s health including breast cancer, and Global Health. Tracy is also interested in methodological challenges in these clinical specialties with particular interest in the utilities and dis-utilities of screening and over-diagnosis and use of preliminary models.

Tracy has a wide range of applied research publications in these areas and has been a successful health economic co-applicant on a full range of funding bodies including NIHR HTA and NIHR PfGAR, MRC, Wellcome and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Tracy joined The Health Economics Unit at University of Birmingham in January 1998 as Lecturer in Health Economics, having previously worked in health economics research at Oxford University. She studied Economics at University College London and subsequently Wolfson College, Oxford. Tracy started and completed her PhD as a member of staff in Birmingham.


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Prof. Claudia Estcourt

Principal Investigator & Clinical Academic

Prof. Paul Flowers

Public Health Psychology Lead

Prof. Ann Blandford

Professor of Human–Computer Interaction

Dr. John Saunders

Clinical Academic & Consultant Sexual Health & HIV Medicine

Dr. Jo Gibbs

Senior Clinical Research Associate & Honorary Consultant

Dr. Vanessa Apea

Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Prof. Pam Sonnenberg

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Public Health Lead

Prof. Jonathan Ross

Professor of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Prof. Tracy Roberts

Professor of Health Economics

Prof. Andrew Copas

Director of the Centre for Pragmatic Global Health Trials

Dr. Melvina Woode Owusu

Senior Research Fellow & Programme Manager

Dr. Andrew Winter

Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Dr. Karen Lloyd

Senior Research Associate (Medical Sociology)

Dr. Fiona Mapp

Senior Research Associate & Trial Manager

Dr. Jen MacDonald

Research Fellow (Health Psychology)

Roos Van Greevenbroek

Research Associate (Human-Computer Interaction)

Julie McLeod

Research Associate (Health Psychology)

Merle Symonds

Principal Health Adviser

Dr. Caroline Ward

Lay representative

Sonja Bloch

Research Assistant

Jonathan O'Sullivan

Deputy Director Public Health