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Giovanna is a Research Officer in Pharmaco-economics at the Centre for Health Economics and Medicine Evaluation.
Prior to joining CHEME, Giovanna served Manchester City Council as a researcher. She holds a MSc in Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Manchester and a MA degree in International Development: poverty, conflict and reconstruction from the University of Manchester. Giovanna's training has primarily been in quantitative researche methods.
Giovanna joined CHEME in 2015. Since then she has been appointed as the Health Economist of a variety of research projects and randomised controlled trials. These research led to several publications in prestigious journals icluding LANCET, and Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Giovanna is undertaking a PhD in Pharmaco-economics as a staff candidate. Her thesis explores the applicability of different statistical methods (frequentist approach versus Bayesian) in the context of trial-based cost effectiveness analyses.
Apart from her research endeavors, Giovanna participates in professional societies and groups. She is a member of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), the Health Economics Study Group (HESG), the European Respiratory Society (ERS), and the Health Technology Assessment International Society (HTAi). Further showcasing her commitment to her field, Giovanna represents the early career researchers (ECR) for the School.