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.