Professor Alistair McGuire

Professor Alistair McGuire

Professor in Health Economics

Department of Health Policy

Telephone
020 7955 6375
Extension
6375
Room No
COW.4.05
Office Hours
Weds 16.30-18.00*
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About me

Professor Alistair McGuire is Chair in Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy. Prior to this he was Professor of Economics at City University, London after being a tutor in Economics at the University of Oxford. Professor McGuire has also been a visiting professor at Harvard University, the University of Sydney, the University of York and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

He has been interested in the economics of health care for over thirty years. Professor McGuire’s research interests cover all topics in health economics, including international comparisons, economics of the hospital, public/private sector interface, cost-effectiveness analysis of health technologies, and health economics alongside clinical trials.

He has extensive teaching experience and has written numerous books, articles and reports in this. Professor McGuire has been involved in a number of major clinical trials as the lead health economist. He has also acted as an advisor to a number of governments and governmental bodies, including the United Kingdom government, the UK Competition Commission, the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), the German Institut fur Qualitat Wirtschaftlichkeit im Geshundheitswesen (IQWiG), as well as for a number of international bodies (including the World Bank, the WHO, and the IMF) and pharmaceutical and health care insurance companies.

*Professor McGuire operates an open door policy. He is happy to see students outside of his Wednesday office hours.

 

Expertise

comparative effectiveness research; cost-effectiveness analysis; economic evaluation; pharmaeconomics; health economics; health services research

My research

The cost-effectiveness of screening for ovarian cancer: results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS)

Article

Author(s) Usha Menon, Alistair J. McGuire, Maria Raikou, Andy Ryan, Susan K. Davies, Matthew Burnell, Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, Jatinderpal K. Kalsi, Naveena Singh, Nazar N. Amso, Derek Cruickshank, Stephen Dobbs, Keith Godfrey, Jonathan Herod, Simon Leeson, Tim Mould, John Murdoch, David Oram, Ian Scott, Mourad W. Seif, Karin Williamson, Robert Woolas, Lesley Fallowfield, Stuart Campbell, Steven J. Skates, Mahesh Parmar, Ian J. Jacobs