Emily is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation and holds a five-year Health Research Fellowship awarded by Health and Care Research Wales to investigate the economics of rapid diagnostics to reduce antibiotic prescribing in Wales.
Emily’s research interests and expertise include preference elicitation, medication adherence, and the influence of human behaviour on the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions. She is Principal Investigator of studies evaluating antibiotic use (TRaDe) and treatment preferences (PaCT). She is co-investigator on a study of emergency care following seizures (Collaborate), and she supports several projects aligned to her interests of medication adherence, neurology (EN-PENS) and dentistry. Emily supervises several research students and is an Honarary Research Associate at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool.
Emily graduated in Economics at the University of Liverpool and started her career at the University of Manchester, before taking her position at Bangor University. She completed her doctoral research in behavioural economics and health psychology of medication adherence. Emily has over 50 published papers and conference proceedings and edited health technology assessment reports for the All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) for several years. She is a member of The International Society for Medication Adherence (ESPACOMP) ECR committee, Epilepsy Action Scientific Awards Panel, LISTEN (NIHR) Trial Steering Committee, Bangor University Athena SWAN working group, and the healthcare and medical sciences academic ethics committee review panel.
Tel: +44 (0)1248 382709
Health Research Fellowship
The Economics of Rapid Diagnostics to reduce Antibiotic Prescribing in NHS Wales (TRaDe).
01/10/2020 – 30/09/2025
Patient centred benefit-risk assessment of treatment for colorectal liver metastases in North West England and North Wales (NWCR).
Modelling the health economic outcomes of ‘medicines management of sedating medications’ at HMP Berwyn. A feasibility study (BCUHB).
Developing a protocol and conducting an appropriately powered random-stratified sample of the UK population, to measure changing public attitudes to epilepsy and people with epilepsy (Epilepsy Action).
Cost effectiveness analysis of the use of C reactive protein point of care tests in primary care; a model based on the North Wales pilot project (BCUHB).
Developing patient-centred, feasible alternative care for emergency department users with epilepsy. A model for service design (NIHR).
Appointed Research Fellow for Health Economics:
A randomised patient-assessor blinded controlled trial of External non-invasive peripheral nerve stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain following peripheral nerve injury (EN-PENS).
A follow-on study to develop and pilot ‘Seizure first Aid training For Epilepsy’ (SAFE) for people with epilepsy who attend emergency departments, and their family and friends.
Supporting people with type 2 diabetes in effective use of their medicine through a system comprising mobile health technology integrate with clinical care (SUMMiT-D).
CARer-ADministration of as-needed sub-cutaneous medication for breakthrough symptoms in homebased dying patients: a UK study (CARiAD).
Nafees Din. Androgens - CHOice of Intermittent vs Continual– Prostate Cancer (A CHOICe-PC), funded by Tenovus Cancer Care. PhD Health Sciences, Bangor University.
Ruth Williams. Preferences for endodontics in Wales. PhD Health Sciences, Bangor University.
Lowri Jones. School of Health Sciences, Bangor University.
Short Course Teaching:
Pharmacoeconomics short course, Bangor University.
Member of The International Society for Medication Adherence (ESPACOMP) Student Chapter Team
Member of Bangor University Athena SWAN Task Group (representative for contract research)
Member of Epilepsy Action Scientific Awards Panel
Member of Bangor University Healthcare and Medical Sciences Academic Ethics Committee
NIHR and HCRW Reviewer
Epilepsy Action Local Services Volunteer