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Mousumi Biswas

Mousumi Biswas Mousumi Biswas
Research Associate in Health Economics/Bio-statistics, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
My current research focus is on application of statistical methods and economic evaluation methods in early cancer diagnosis in primary care, and monitoring patients with heart failure in primary and secondary care. Before joining the University of Bristol, I worked as research fellow in the Sarcoma Optimum Follow-up Investigation (SOFI) study at University of Birmingham. I was an Honorary Teaching Fellow in Health Economics at University of Lincoln and taught economic evaluations in healthcare module in Master of Clinical Research programme at Centre for Clinical and Academic Workforce Innovation (CCAWI). I also worked as technical analyst in the Clinical Guidelines Review Programme at the Centre for Clinical Practice, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Originally trained as a Medical practitioner in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (Indian System of Medicine), I was awarded the European Commission sponsored ‘Erasmus Mundus’ scholarship in 2007 and completed double master’s degree from University of Sheffield, UK and Jagiellonian University, Poland in health economics, public health and healthcare management in 2009.
Research Interest
• Bayesian statistics • Economic evaluation • Discrete choice experiment • Survival analysis • Prognostic modelling • Research in primary care Disease areas: • Lung cancer • Colorectal cancer • Soft Tissue Sarcoma • Heart failure

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