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Laura Sawyer, MSc
Laura specialises in health economic modelling and evidence synthesis. As Associate Director of Health Economics at Symmetron, she enjoys being involved in all aspects of the company. Laura has managed a wide variety of projects and is happiest diving into the details and tackling the technical and strategic challenges posed by complex problems.
Before joining Symmetron in 2012, Laura worked at the National Guideline Centre where she developed original decision models to inform NICE guidance. Her research, much of it published, covers a range of disease areas including psoriasis, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and cardiovascular diagnostics.
Laura received her MSc, with merit, in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, a degree offered jointly by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and London School of Economics. Laura originally graduated from Rice University in Houston, Texas in 2006, achieving a BA in sociology and gender studies. Laura has served as a board member of the ISPOR South Africa chapter since 2016.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Bedwetting in under 19s. Clinical guideline 111 2010 [updated 10 Dec 2018. Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg111.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis. Clinical guideline 95 2010 [updated 10 Dec 2018. Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg95.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Epilepsies: diagnosis and management. Clinical guideline 137 2012 [updated 10 Dec 2018. Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg137.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Psoriasis: assessment and management. Clinical guideline 153 2012 [updated 10 Dec 2018. Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg153.
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