Dr Roberta Longo
- Position: Lecturer in Health Economics
- Areas of expertise: Health economics; Economic evaluation; Decision analytic modelling, health care interventions and diagnostic tests
- Email: R.Longo@leeds.ac.uk
- Phone: +44(0)113 343 0324
- Location: 11.59B Worsley Building
- Website: RDS Yorkshire and Humber | Twitter | LinkedIn
I hold an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York in 2007 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Italy) in 2008. I joined the Academic Unit of Health Economics at the University of Leeds as a Research Fellow in 2008 before being promoted to Lecturer in June 2014. My responsibilities include teaching health economics to undergraduate and postgraduate students, conducting economic evaluations of health care interventions and providing advice on health economics aspects of research within the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) for Yorkshire and Humber. I am also one of the LIHS representatives on the Faculty Equality and Inclusion Committee.
- Health Economics Lead for the RDS at Leeds
- LIHS Equality and Inclusion representative
My research interests include evaluation of new diagnostic technologies and evaluation of interventions for improving patient safety. I am conducting cost-effectiveness analyses on landmark trials in heart failure, osteoarthritis, diabetic foot ulcers and IBS.
- Phd in Economics
- MSc in Health Economics
- BSc in Political Sciences
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- UK Health Economics Study Group
I have extensive experience teaching Health Economics at undergraduate and postgraduate level across the University.
Research groups and institutes
- Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
- Academic Unit of Health Economics
- Test Evaluation Group
- Decision Modelling Group