Senior Health EconomistEmail Phone: +1 780 448 4881 (215)
Dr. Andrew Sutton is Senior Health Economist of the Institute of Health Economics (IHE).
Dr. Sutton has more than 15 years of experience as a health economist working predominantly in the area of the economic evaluation.
Prior to coming to Canada, Dr. Sutton was an Associate Professor in Decision Analytic Modelling at the University of Leeds in the UK. Working mainly in the Test Evaluation Group within the Academic Unit of Health Economics, Dr. Sutton undertook a number of economic evaluations of several medical tests at various stages of development. These projects typically involved collaboration between the Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative, Leeds (now the Leeds In-vitro Diagnostics Co-operative) and commercial companies, and sought to encourage the early adoption of new interventions. In the UK he was a panel member on the National Institute of Health Research General Board with the responsibility for the assessment of applications for the NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. Prior to working at the University of Leeds, Dr. Sutton was a Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
Dr. Sutton has a research interest in the early economic evaluation of medical tests, and has conducted a number of studies in this area.
Dr. Sutton received his PhD in Biological Sciences at the University of Warwick in the UK. This research focused on the mathematical modelling of infectious diseases.
Dr. Sutton is a member of the Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE).