Dr Alec Miners
BA MSc PhD
in Health Economics
15-17 Tavistock Place
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 was external examiner for the MSc's in Health Economics and Health Policy, and Health Economics and Econometrics at the University of Birmingham (2017-2020).
Alec is module organiser for Economic Evaluation and is a lecturer a seminar leader on Introduction to Health Economics. He is also Departmental Research Degrees Coordinator in the Department of Health Services and Research Policy.
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 Research Unit in Blood Borne Viruses and STIs