Academic Background

 

Professional Qualifications and professional memberships

  • MSc in Medical Statistics (University of Leicester)

  • PhD in Economics (University of Nottingham)

  • PGCHE in Higher Education (University of Nottingham)

  • PGCert in Health Services Research (University of Nottingham)

  • MSc in Health Economics (University of York)

  • BA(Hons) Economics (University of Kent)

  • Member of the UK Health Economics Study Group

 

Research interests

  • Health economics

  • Economic evaluation methodology and application

  • Outcome measurement including non-monetary preference based methods

  • Economics of Dermatology

  • Economics of Falls prevention

  • Economics of Rehabilitation 

 

Career summary

Tracey is a Professor of Health Economics within Norwich Medical School at UEA, having been Reader and Senior Lecturer in Health economics within the same School. Prior to this Tracey has been a Senior Lecturer in Health Economics within the Pharmacy School at UEA, Lecturer in Health Economics within the Medical Faculty at the University of Nottingham, and an assistant economist at the Department of Health.

 

Awards 

  • 2019 UEA Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Impact Prize
  • Jan 2015 to Dec 2018 NIHR Career Development Fellowship 

  • 2015 UEA Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Research Award (£1000)
  • July 2011 - Best paper award – SWET trial results presented at British Association of Dermatologists’ Annual Conference

  • July 2009 - The Society for Academic Primary Care Award for best submitted abstract: A randomised controlled trial assessing effects of weight loss and quadriceps strengthening exercises on pain and function in overweight people with knee pain.

  • 9-11th September 2008 - ESRC Bursary for training to attend the Regression Methods for Health Economic Evaluation, University of York (£1,000)

  • 13th June 2007 - The 2007 ISSLS Prize in Clinical Science, awarded at the 34th ISSLS Meeting in Hong Kong. “Steele N, Freeman B, Sach T, Hegarty J, Soegaard R. Cost-Effectiveness of Two Forms of Circumferential Lumbar Fusion: A Prospective, Randomised, Controlled Trial.” ($11,000)

  • October – December 2005 - Honorary Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Visit funded by a Universitas 21 Staff fellowship. Based in the Program Evaluation Unit. (£3,121)

  • 2004 - Young Investigator award at the Tenth National Osteoporosis Society Conference, 28 November - 1 December 2004, in Harrogate. (£300)

  • 1999 - Magellan award for exam performance, MSc in Health Economics 

 

Selected conference presentations

Can the Treatment Uncertainties Identified by the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships be Used to Identify Research Questions for Which the Value of Gathering Further Evidence Can be Quantified?  Poster Presentation at 5th International Clincial Trials Methodology Conference 2019.  

 

The comparative performance of the CHU-9D and ADQoL amongt children aged 5 years or more with eczema: Evidence from the CLOTHES randomised controlled trial. Oral presentation at ISPOR 20th Annual European Conference, Glasgow, UK, 6th-8th November 2017.

 

What is the scope and quality of economic evidence available for atopic eczema? A systematic review. Poster presentation at ISPOR 20th Annual European Conference, Glasgow, UK, 6th-8th November 2017. (Poster Finalist award)

 

The importance of perspective when evaluating the Economic value of vocational rehabilitation. Poster presentation at ISPOR 20th Annual European Conference, Glasgow, UK, 6th-8th November 2017

 

Exploring the use of value of information methods to prioritise research to address the treatment uncertainties identified by the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships. Sach T and McManus E. Poster presentation at ISPOR 18th Annual European Conference, Milan, Italy, 9-11th November 2015.

Resource use measurement in trial conducted in care homes: A study of level-of agreement between data collected from GP records and care home records. Sach T, Desborough J, Houghton J, Holland R. Poster presentation at ISPOR 18th Annual European Conference, Milan, Italy, 9-11th November 2015.

Could value of information methods be useful in prioritising research to address the treatment uncertainties identified by James Lind Alliance Priority setting partnerships? Sach T. Oral presentation at the REWARD / EQUATOR Conference: Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research, Edinburgh, UK 28-30 September 2015.

 

 

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