Felipa de Mello Sampayo
Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) | Portugal
Felipa de Mello-Sampayo was the coordinator of the project PTDC/EGE-ECO/104157/2008, entitled "Health and Economic Growth". Under this project, she developed and published two key papers related to a dynamic stochastic model for the optimal timing of a treatment switch, and applied to problems in medical decision taking Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) and HIV. The first, entitled "The Timing and Probability of Treatment Switch under Cost Uncertainty: An Application to Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor", Value in Health, 2014, Vol. 17, and the second entitled "HIV patients' decision of switching to second-line antiretroviral therapy in India, Aids Care, 2015.