Katherine Houghton, MSc

Director, Health Economics

MSc, Social Research Methods and Statistics

University of Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

BSc, Psychology: Physical and Mental Health

University of Reading, Berkshire, UK

Katherine Houghton, MSc, is an Associate Director within the Health Economics Data Analytics and Design Strategy group at RTI-HS.  Ms. Houghton’s primary responsibilities include the evaluation of clinical datasets to identify data-driven subgroups of individuals with differential treatment response with a focus on missing data. Specifically, Ms. Houghton’s key area of expertise is the explicit consideration of missing data and its implications, including analytic techniques for missing data mechanisms that are nonignorable. Ms. Houghton also examines the heterogeneity of responses in clinical trials and observational studies; retrospective analyses clinical trials, observational studies, and registries; uses structural equation modeling techniques to support data analysis and value messages; and conducts chart reviews. Ms. Houghton has 8 years of experience in health outcomes research and data analytics, including 5 years of focused experience in structural equation modeling techniques. Ms. Houghton has experience in the therapeutic areas of neurology, oncology, respiratory, dermatology, urology, pain/analgesia, women’s health, gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, and psychiatry.

Ms. Houghton’s work has led to articles in publications such as Value in Health, Quality of Life Research, and Contemporary Clinical Trials, alongside presentations at conferences such as the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium, the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes (ISPOR), and the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL).