University Research Lecturer
José Leal joined the Health Economics Research Centre in January 2004, having completed his MSc in Health Economics at the University of York in 2003. Since joining HERC, José has worked on several projects, including an economic evaluation of genetic testing for sudden cardiac death, an economic evaluation of MS/MS screening for Medium Chain Acyl-CoenzymeA Dehydrogenase Deficiency, elicitation of expert opinion and several cost-of-illness studies.
José has recently completed a doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford on the use of multi-parameter evidence synthesis to inform economic evaluations. His current research interests include the use of expert opinion to inform decision models, evidence synthesis frameworks in economic evaluation and individual patient level modelling.
Geographical Variation in Outcomes of Primary Hip and Knee Replacement
GARRIGA-FUENTES C. et al, (2019), JAMA Network Open
HS&DR 14/46/02: The role of hospital organisation, surgical factors, and the enhanced recovery pathway, on patient outcomes and NHS costs following primary hip and knee replacement surgery: spatial and longitudinal analysis of routine data
Judge A. et al, (2019), NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research
Impact of a national enhanced recovery after surgery programme on patient outcomes of primary total knee replacement: an interrupted time series analysis from "The National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man".
Garriga C. et al, (2019), Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 27, 1280 - 1293
Automated virtual reality (VR) cognitive therapy for patients with psychosis: study protocol for a single-blind parallel group randomised controlled trial (gameChange).
Freeman D. et al, (2019), BMJ Open, 9
Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture - A randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation (PROVE trial).
BARKER K. et al, (2019)