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Tales from a Small Island: Tax Funded Health Care in the 21st Century

Tales from a Small Island: Tax Funded Health Care in the 21st Century

 The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds presents Dr. Pippa Anderson and Dr. Deborah Fitzsimmons from Swansea University on February 24, 2017. Their presentation is titled, 'Tales from a Small Island: Tax Funded Health Care in the 21st Century.'

Date: 2/24/17, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 2/24/17, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Mays Clinic, ACB, 1.2325ABC
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1
Speaker Bio: Professor Deb Fitzsimmons: Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom Deb has over 20 years’ experience in health services and outcomes research. Her specialist interests are in cancer and chronic health conditions. Deb has a national and international profile of working with others including NHS health boards/ trusts, other public sector bodies, NICE, Welsh Government, and globally recognised research groups. She is on the executive of the EORTC Quality of Life Group, a world leading research group in the field of patient-reported outcomes in cancer. Recently completed work includes evaluation of cost-effectiveness of stem cell transplantation; a secondary analysis of the national cancer patient survey to inform information and support needs guidance; and a recently published in NICE guidance NG52 for management of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Pippa Anderson, Associate Professor, Head of Swansea Centre for Health Economics, Swansea Centre for Health Economics, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom Pippa’s research experience started in pharmaceutical industry in clinical research and her current research expertise covers economic analysis, priority setting, health care policy and in undertaking research and economic evaluation using observational data. At Swansea University, she is Acting Head and a Director of the Swansea Centre for Health Economics – a health economics and outcomes research center with a particular expertise in health policy and ‘real world’ routine data analysis. Pippa also acts as a deputy Health Economist for the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group and is the health economist for the associated New Medicines Group.
Contact: Jennifer Castillo - (832) 750-1629 - jmcastillo1@mdanderson.org