Chris Skedgel is Senior Lecturer in Applied Health Economics in the Health Economics Group at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. His primary research interest is around the role of public preferences over the allocation of limited resources in promoting societal value and distributive justice in healthcare. This includes the development of stated preference methods for eliciting valid and reliable societal preference weights as well as processes for incorporating public preferences into priority-setting. He also conducts economic evaluations to consider the 'value-for-money' of new interventions and has worked in disease areas including cancer, haematology, rheumatology, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and infectious disease. He has a master’s degree in Development Economics from Dalhousie University, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Health Economics & Decision Science from The University of Sheffield.