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Melissa H. Roberts, PhD

Research Assistant Professor: Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

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Contact Information

Phone: (505) 925-0953

Academic Career

Roberts received a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981, an MS in health systems from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 and a PhD in pharmacoeconomics from the University of New Mexico in 2013.

Research Interests

Roberts’ academic training is in economics and the optimization of systems. She has been involved with data systems for more than two decades and with health care outcomes research for the last 15 years. Her main research interest is in comparative effectiveness research methods. While she has conducted studies in many disease areas, her research in the past decade has primarily focused on health outcomes for chronic disease, and in particular, health outcomes related to pharmaceutical treatment of chronic disease.

Professional Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)