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Dr Rosa Legood

(花罗莎) MSc DPhil

Associate Professor
of Health Economics

Rosa joined LSHTM in 2007. Her training is in health economics and public health. Previously she worked at Oxford in the Department of Public Health and York Health Economics Consortium. She has specific expertise in modelling and economic evaluation.

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Health Services Research and Policy

Centres

Global Non-Communicable Diseases
Global Mental Health

Teaching

Rosa is a tutor for the Public Health Masters. She is the health economics stream advisor and teaches on the introduction to health economics module and economic evaluation modules.

She has supervised two PhDs to completion. Currently she is interested in supervising PhD students on the following topics. 1) Calibration methods for economic evaluation.2) Economic evaluations of global mental health 3) Economics of breast cancer in Africa and Brazil

Research

Her main research interests relate to conducting economic evaluations in both devloped and developing country settings. Specific methodolgical interests include both the technical aspects of model calibration for screening models. In addition, she is interested in the gap between the needs of policy makers and the presentation of cost-effectiveness information.  She is PI on a grant evaluating the cost-effectiveness of endometrial cancer screening. She is the health economics lead on a large RCT to tackle school bullying. She also collaborate with Queen Mary modelling RRSO and genetic testing to prevent ovarian cancer.

 

Research Area
Decision analysis
Economic evaluation
Health technology assessment
Vaccines
Modelling
Discipline
Economics
Genetics
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer
HIV/AIDS
Mental health
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Non-communicable diseases
Country
Burkina Faso
Brazil
China
India
South Africa

Selected Publications

Cost-effectiveness of Population Screening for BRCA Mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish Women Compared With Family History-Based Testing.
Manchanda, R. ; Legood, R. ; Burnell, M. ; McGuire, A. ; Raikou, M. ; Loggenberg, K. ; Wardle, J. ; Sanderson, S. ; Gessler, S. ; Side, L. ; Balogun, N. ; Desai, R. ; Kumar, A. ; Dorkins, H. ; Wallis, Y. ; Chapman, C. ; Taylor, R. ; Jacobs, C. ; Tomlinson, I. ; Beller, U. ; Menon, U. ; Jacobs, I. ;
J Natl Cancer Inst
Initiating change locally in bullying and aggression through the school environment (INCLUSIVE): a pilot randomised controlled trial.
Bonell, C. ; Fletcher, A. ; Fitzgerald-Yau, N. ; Hale, D. ; Allen, E. ; Elbourne, D. ; Jones, R. ; Bond, L. ; Wiggins, M. ; Miners, A. ; Legood, R. ; Scott, S. ; Christie, D. ; Viner, R. ;
Health Technol Assess
Building capacity for sustainable research programmes for cancer in Africa.
Adewole, I.; Martin, D.N.; Williams, M.J.; Adebamowo, C.; Bhatia, K.; Berling, C.; Casper, C.; Elshamy, K.; Elzawawy, A.; Lawlor, R.T.; Legood, R.; Mbulaiteye, S.M.; Odedina, F.T.; Olopade, O.I.; Olopade, C.O.; Parkin, D.M.; Rebbeck, T.R.; Ross, H.; Santini, L.A.; Torode, J.; Trimble, E.L.; Wild, C.P.; Young, A.M.; Kerr, D.J.;
Nat Rev Clin Oncol
The Cost-Utility of Telemedicine to Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy in India
Rachapelle, S.; Legood, R.; Alavi, Y.; Lindfield, R.; Sharma, T.; Kuper, H.; Polack, S.
Ophthalmology
Calibrating models in economic evaluation: a seven-step approach.
Vanni, T.; Karnon, J.; Madan, J.; White, R.G.; Edmunds, W.J.; Foss, A.M.; Legood, R.;
Pharmacoeconomics
See all Dr Rosa Legood's Publications