Melissa H. Roberts
University of New Mexico
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.
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.