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Dr Alec Miners

BA MSc PhD

Associate Professor
in Health Economics

Room
Room 134

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
0207 927 2069

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

Affiliations

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

Teaching

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

Research

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 Area
Decision analysis
Economic evaluation
Public health
Discipline
Economics
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Sexually transmitted disease
Sexually transmitted infection
Region
European Union

Selected Publications

Assessment of the Potential Impact and Cost-effectiveness of Self-Testing for HIV in Low-Income Countries.
Cambiano, V. ; Ford, D. ; Mabugu, T. ; Napierala Mavedzenge, S. ; Miners, A. ; Mugurungi, O. ; Nakagawa, F. ; Revill, P. ; Phillips, A. ;
J Infect Dis
Projected Lifetime Healthcare Costs Associated with HIV Infection.
Nakagawa, F. ; Miners, A. ; Smith, C.J. ; Simmons, R. ; Lodwick, R.K. ; Cambiano, V. ; Lundgren, J.D. ; Delpech, V. ; Phillips, A.N. ;
PLoS One
Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Drug Resistance Testing to Inform Switching to Second Line Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Income Settings.
Phillips, A. ; Cambiano, V. ; Nakagawa, F. ; Magubu, T. ; Miners, A. ; Ford, D. ; Pillay, D. ; De Luca, A. ; Lundgren, J. ; Revill, P. ;
PLoS One
Assessing user preferences for sexually transmitted infection testing services: a discrete choice experiment.
Miners, A.; Llewellyn, C.; Pollard, A.; Lagarde, M.; Richardson, D.; Cairns, J.; Fisher, M.; Smith, H.;
Sex Transm Infect
Cost-effectiveness of tenofovir instead of zidovudine for use in first-line antiretroviral therapy in settings without virological monitoring
von Wyl, V.; Cambiano, V.; Jordan, M.R.; Bertagnolio, S.; Miners, A.; Pillay, D.; Lundgren, J.; Phillips, A.N.
PLoS One
The cost-effectiveness of HCV antiviral treatment for injecting drug user populations.
Martin, N.K.; Vickerman, P.; Miners, A.; Foster, G.R.; Hutchinson, S.J.; Goldberg, D.J.; Hickman, M.;
Hepatology
Assessing the cost-effectiveness of HAART for adults with HIV in England.
Miners, A.H.; Sabin, C.A.; Trueman, P.; Youle, M.; Mocroft, A.; Johnson, M.; Beck, E.J.;
HIV Med
See all Dr Alec Miners's Publications