Ms Alison Smith
Health Economist, NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds

Alison Smith is a health economist for the NIHR DEC Leeds, based at the Academic Unit of Health Economics at the University of Leeds. Alison has experience in conducting economic evaluations of diagnostic technologies, with a particular interest in the use of decision modelling techniques in the early stages of test development, to estimate cost-effectiveness and inform efficient research pathways. Alison works closely with the joint DEC methodology group, helping to develop and improve methodology for the evaluation of diagnostics.