Professor Eva Kaltenthaler’s Retirement

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at on June 29, 2018 at 07:00AM

One of HEDS longest serving colleagues Professor Eva Kaltenthaler has today retired from The University of Sheffield. Eva’s expertise is in the systematic reviewing of clinical effectiveness evidence and how this is used in decision making. Professor Kaltenthaler undertook systematic reviews for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Health Technology Assessment Programme on behalf of a range of policy makers, including the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Eva’s work included reviews on many topics such as: computerised cognitive behaviour therapy and sexual health interventions for people with severe mental illness.

Director of HEDS, Dr Phil Shackley said" "I first had the pleasure of getting to know Eva when we worked together on a Health Technology Assessment report on computerised cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety back in 2001.  In the intervening years Eva has gone from being a Research Fellow to establishing herself as a respected Professor of Health Technology Assessment."

Image of Professor Eva Kaltenthaler
Professor Eva Kaltenthaler’

Dr Shackley added: "Eva has contributed hugely to HEDS and the School more generally, not only through her academic endeavours, but also through her other activities such as Chairing the ScHARR Athena SWAN Self Assessment Group and being the Director of the School’s Equality and Diversity Group.  I greatly appreciate the support she has given me in my role as HEDS Section Director, and I wish her all the very best for her retirement."