Christine Barnett, PhD

Senior Research Health Economist

PhD, Industrial and Operations Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

MEng, Operations Research and Information Engineering
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

BS, Operations Research and Engineering
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Christine Barnett, PhD, is a Senior Research Health Economist at RTI-HS. Dr. Barnett is experienced in developing decision analytic models such as cost-effectiveness, cost-utility, and budget-impact models to evaluate the health and economic implications of health technologies, including pharmaceutical and medical device products. Dr. Barnett has developed models and analyses in the areas of oncology, degenerative disc disease, thrombocytopenia, depression, and rare pediatric diseases. Prior to joining RTI-HS, Dr. Barnett worked at the Mayo Clinic studying patient adherence to multiple medications in the context of type 2 diabetes. In addition, she worked on a grant for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she developed models and software used to determine the commercial distribution system for dispensing antivirals during an influenza pandemic. Her research has been presented at numerous professional conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals, including Medical Decision Making, Cancer, Urology, BJU International, and Journal of Medical Economics.