Health economics research and modelling unit

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

    Health Economics, Ageing & Geriatrics
    UQ Amplify Principal Research
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Dr Kim-Huong Nguyen

    Health Economics, Ageing & Geriatrics
    Senior Evaluator
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Ms Alyssa Welch

    Health Economics, Ageing & Geriatrics
    Research Manager
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Dr Syed Afroz Keramat

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Emma Wang

    Miss Emma Wang

    Casual Research/Laboratory Assistan
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Chad Wright

    Mr Chad Wright

    Casual Research Technician & Casual Clinical Trial Assistant & Cas Research Administration Officer
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Mrs Danelle Kenny

    Casual Research Assistant & Project Coordinator
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Digby Simpson

    Mr Digby Simpson

    Casual Research Technician
    Centre for Health Services Research

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