Carmen Fierro Martinez
NIHR Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Carmen joined the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences in November 2022
as an NIHR pre-doctoral fellow under the supervision of Professor Stavros Petrou and Dr
Catia Nicodemo. She holds a BA in International Relations (cum laude) from the National
Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and an MSc in Health Economics and Decision
Sciences from University College London.
In the past, Carmen has worked at the intersection of academic research and University
administration. She acted as a project manager of a multidisciplinary research network at
the Department of Mathematics (UNAM), conducted research on international and
transnational relations in the field of scientific collaboration (UNAM), and became the
Senior Administrator of a newly built University campus (UNAM).
Carmen has a particular interest in health economic evaluation methods and disease
modelling. As part of her NIHR fellowship, she aims to advance her knowledge in the field of
big data epidemiology and the use of real-world data for health economic evaluations.