Miriam Brazzelli graduated with an honours degree in Psychology (Cognitive Psychology) from the University of Turin (Italy) in 1997. Following early career appointments within the health service in the fields of physiotherapy and neuropsychology she joined the Unit in Jan 1999. She was subsequently awarded a Research Fellowship by the Scottish Executive Health Department, Chief Scientist Office in 2005 to study the methodology of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies. She obtained a PhD (Public Health Sciences) from the University of Edinburgh in 2011. She re-joined the Unit in 2012 (Feb) as lead of the Evidence Synthesis Team withint the Health Care Assessment Programme. The focus of her research is on complex evidence syntheses and health technology assessments, which aim to assess the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of new and established healthcare interventions.
BSc, Physiotherapy (1st class), Physiotherapy School, San Carlo BorromeoHospital School, Milan, Italy (1988)
BSc, Hons Psychology, University of Turin, Italy (1997)
PhD by Research (Public Health Sciences), University of Edinburgh (2011)