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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 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.

Affiliations

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

 

Research Area
Decision analysis
Economic evaluation
Health technology assessment
Public health
Behaviour change
Discipline
Health economics
Economics
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Sexually transmitted disease
Sexually transmitted infection
Region
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, . ;
2018
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. ;
2018
Int J STD AIDS
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. ;
2017
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. ;
2017
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. ;
2017
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, . ;
2014
Lancet HIV
See all Dr Alec Miners's Publications