Dr Alec Miners


Associate Professor
in Health Economics

Room 134

15-17 Tavistock Place
United Kingdom

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 worked 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. He is also external examiner for the MSc's in Health Economics and Health Policy, and Health Economics and Econometrics at the University of Birmingham.


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


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 / hepatitis C & B / STIs treatments, methods of case finding and prevention, mainly from a high income perspective.  He is also interested in patient preferences regarding HIV service configurations and is a member of the NIHR's Health Protection Reaserch Unit in Blood Borne and STIs


Research Area
Decision analysis
Economic evaluation
Health technology assessment
Public health
Behaviour change
Health economics
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Sexually transmitted disease
Sexually transmitted infection
European Union

Selected Publications

Tranexamic acid for treatment of women with post-partum haemorrhage in Nigeria and Pakistan: a cost-effectiveness analysis of data from the WOMAN trial.
Li, B. ; Miners, A. ; Shakur, H. ; Roberts, I. ; WOMAN Trial Collaborators, . ;
Lancet Glob Health
Designing a brief behaviour change intervention to reduce sexually transmitted infections: a discrete choice experiment.
Miners, A. ; Llewellyn, C. ; King, C. ; Pollard, A. ; Roy, A. ; Gilson, R. ; Rodger, A. ; Burns, F. ; Shahmanesh, M. ;
A discrete choice experiment to assess people living with HIV's (PLWHIV's) preferences for GP or HIV clinic appointments.
Miners, A.H. ; Llewellyn, C.D. ; Cooper, V.L. ; Youssef, E. ; Pollard, A.J. ; Lagarde, M. ; Sabin, C. ; Nixon, E. ; Sachikonye, M. ; Perry, N. ; Fisher, M. ;
Sex Transm Infect
Cost-effectiveness of screening for HIV in primary care: a health economics modelling analysis.
Baggaley, R.F. ; Irvine, M.A. ; Leber, W. ; Cambiano, V. ; Figueroa, J. ; McMullen, H. ; Anderson, J. ; Santos, A.C. ; Terris-Prestholt, F. ; Miners, A. ; Hollingsworth, T.D. ; Griffiths, C.J. ;
Lancet HIV
Cost-effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in men who have sex with men in the UK: a modelling study and health economic evaluation.
Cambiano, V. ; Miners, A. ; Dunn, D. ; McCormack, S. ; Ong, K.J. ; Gill, O.N. ; Nardone, A. ; Desai, M. ; Field, N. ; Hart, G. ; Delpech, V. ; Cairns, G. ; Rodger, A. ; Phillips, A.N. ;
Lancet Infect Dis
Health-related quality-of-life of people with HIV in the era of combination antiretroviral treatment: a cross-sectional comparison with the general population.
Miners, A. ; Phillips, A. ; Kreif, N. ; Rodger, A. ; Speakman, A. ; Fisher, M. ; Anderson, J. ; Collins, S. ; Hart, G. ; Sherr, L. ; Lampe, F.C. ; ASTRA (Antiretrovirals, Sexual Transmission and Attitudes) Study, . ;
Lancet HIV
See all Dr Alec Miners's Publications