Andrew Rawdin BSc (Sheffield Hallam), MRes (York)


University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 30 Regent Street
Sheffield, S1 4DA

Office: 1013

Tel: +44 (0)114 2220823
Fax: +44 (0)114 2220749


ORCiD: 0000-0002-1944-458X


I joined ScHARR in 2006 after gaining a BSc in Mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University and an MRes in Mathematics and Ecology at the University of York.

Research interests

My research interests are:

  • Discrete event simulation modelling
  • Health economic modelling and appraisal of pharmaceutical interventions
  • Health economic modelling and appraisal of health screening programmes
  • Health economic modelling and appraisal of diagnostic procedures and technologies.
  • Population dynamics modelling in epidemic disease transmission
  • Existence of relationship between long term degenerative disease and exposure to industrial pollutants.

Teaching interests

My teaching interests are:

  • Supervising MSc dissertation projects

Professional activities

I have worked on the following projects:

  • Health economic modelling of weight management programmes in women following childbirth.
  • Health economic modelling of an alternate day haemodialysis treatment regimen compared to a traditional long-gap treatment regimen for renal failure patients.
  • Developing a formal framework for the validation of computer simulation models in health economics.

Current projects

I am currently working on the following projects:

  • The cost effectiveness of treat to target strategies in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Surgical vs. Clinical insertion of catheter in Peritoneal dialysis.
  • Algorithms to map between preference based and non-preference based measures for health related quality of life.

Extended list of publications

Journal articles