- Chair in Health Economics (Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment)
MSC Applied Statistics, University of Oxford (Nuffield College),2000
DPhil Health Economics, University of Oxford (Nuffield College),1998
MSc Health Economics, University of York, 1992
BA Economics (Hons), University of Sussex, 1991
Andrew holds the William R Lindsay Chair in Health Economics at the University of Glasgow. Previously, he held the position of Reader in Health Economics at the University of Oxford's Health Economics Research Centre (HERC). In addition, he spent the academic year 1999/2000 at the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines (CEM), at McMaster University and he remains a research associate of both CEM and HERC.
Andrew has expertise in all areas of health economic evaluation -- he has published well over 100 articles in the peer-reviewed literature. He has particularly focused on statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis. This includes statistical methods for estimation of parameters for cost-effectiveness models as well as statistical analysis of cost-effectiveness alongside clinical trials. He also has a more general interest in epidemiological methods, in particular the use of prognostic scoring methods for predicting health outcomes and the relationship with heterogeneity in cost-effectiveness.
Andrew recently took a leadership role as co-chair of the Joint Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) and International Society for PharamacoEconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Task Force on Modelling Methods. The Task Force, which was responsible for producing a set of seven papers covering all aspects of modelling methods applied to medical decision making and health technology assessment. He is also the author of two successful textbooks, one published by OUP entitled Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation, and another published by Wiley entitled Statistical Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
In addition to his role at the University of Glasgow, he also serves as Editor of the journal Health Economics, Associate Editor for the journal Medical Decision Making, and is on the editorial board of Value in Health.