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Dr Frauke Becker

Dr Frauke Becker

Frauke Becker


Senior Researcher

Frauke joined HERC as a senior researcher in May 2017. Her research interests include the economic analysis of lifestyle choices and implications for public health policy with a special focus on obesity; preference elicitation by means of discrete choice experiments; and economic evaluations of health care and public health interventions. She is currently working on a number of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials in populations with diabetes and pre-diabetes, and acts as a Research Adviser for the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) South Central.

She has previously held appointments at Hannover Medical School (MHH), the University of Aberdeen, Brunel University, and the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists where she contributed to the development of NICE guidelines. Prior to her appointment at HERC, she worked at the Health Economics Group within the Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University where she was involved in a number of economic evaluations for public health interventions and conducted some preference elicitation work.