PhD, Industrial and Operations Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
MEng, Operations Research and Information Engineering
BS, Operations Research and Engineering (cum laude)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Christine Barnett, PhD, is an Associate Director of Health Economics 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, rare pediatric diseases, erythropoietic protoporphyria, and gastroparesis. 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, Journal of Medical Economics, and Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation.