Dr Alec Miners BA MSc PhD

Associate Professor in Health Economics


Following graduation from the MSc in Health Economics at York, Alec worked for 5 years at the Royal Free Medical School, London. His main work / thesis project was on a study assessing the cost-effectiveness of different treatments for people with clotting factor disorders. He then went on to work at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence as a Technical Advisor and as a honorary Research Fellow at Brunel University, before joining the LSHTM in 2006.

He was a member of NICE's Technology Appraisals Committee between 2007 and 2015 and is a current member of its Decision Support Unit




Alec lectures and is a seminar leader on Introduction to Health Economics and Economic Evaluation


His main research interests are in assessing the cost-effectiveness of HIV / STIs treatments and methods of prevention, mainly from a high income perspective.  He is also interested in patient preferences regarding HIV / STI service configurations.


Research areas

  • Decision analysis
  • Economic evaluation
  • Public health


  • Economics

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Infectious disease
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • Sexually transmitted infection


  • European Union
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