Patricia is an Evidence Synthesis Analyst at NIHR Innovation Observatory. She completed her undergraduate degree in Pharmacy in 2010 and worked in different aspects of pharmacy practice (hospital, community, public health and industrial). She received a Master’s degree in International Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics, through a joint program between Cardiff University, Wales and Hochschule Fresenius University, Germany. During her program she spent one year with the Neuroscience team of Health Economics, Market Access and Reimbursement unit of Janssen pharmaceuticals Belgium where she carried out a research evaluating market access strategies for an anti-nerve growth factor antibody for chronic pain.
She joined Newcastle University in 2016 as a Research Assistant with Health Economic Group at Institute of Health and Society before joining NIHR Innovation Observatory in January 2018. Patricia is also a co-convenor of the Cochrane Campbell Economic Methods group where she is involved in developing and incorporating economic evidence into reviews and has completed various Cochrane projects.
Patricia is strongly interested in pharmacoeconomics policy, evidence synthesis, patient and public engagement policies.