Health economics research and modelling

The Health Economics Research & Modelling Unit contributes technical expertise and policy-relevant research to the Centre for Health Services Research. The Unit works collaboratively with national and international research institutions and industry groups to evaluate health interventions and develop models that progress the field of health economics. Our clinically-related areas of interest are health of older people, dementia, rehabilitation, allied health and telehealth.

Particular areas of methodological research interest include:

  • Decision-analytic and simulation modelling
  • Measuring and valuing health outcomes
  • Health services and systems performance

The Head of the Unit is Associate Professor Tracy Comans.

Staff

  • Associate Professor Tracy Comans

    NHMRC Research Fellow
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Informatics, Ageing & Geriatrics
  • Dr Kim-Huong Nguyen

    Research Fellow in Health Economics
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Economics, Ageing & Geriatrics
  • Dr Centaine Snoswell

    Research Fellow Health Economics
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Economics
  • Ms Nicole Moretto

    Research Manager
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Economics
  • Ms Alyssa Welch

    Project Officer
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Economics, Ageing & Geriatrics
  • Ms Katy Wyles

    Casual Research Assistant
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Health Economics

HDR students

CHSR

  • Alice Tran
  • Megan McStea

UQ affiliated with CHSR

  • Michelle Cottrell

External students affiliated with CHSR

  • Erin Pitt (Griffith University)
  • Miia Rahja (Flinders University)

Particular areas of methodological research interest include: