Practical Methods for Health Economic Evaluation
Graduate House, University of Melbourne
210 - 234 Leicester Street
Professor Philip Clarke is the Chair in Health Economics at The University of Melbourne presentes this three-day intensive computer based course in methods for health economic evaluation. The course is designed for those engaged in undertaking cost-effectiveness analysis and resource allocation decision-making.
The course involves a series of modules to provide an overview of what is required to conduct a health economic evaluation. Modules cover study design principles, techniques for analysing costs and outcomes and an introduction to decision models. Each module is reinforced by exercises in Excel, TreeAge and STATA. The course will be hands-on and participants will be expected to bring a laptop.
Professor Philip Clarke is the Chair in Health Economics at The University of Melbourne.
Dr Kim Dalziel is a Senior Research Fellow and McKenzie Fellow in the Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne.
Dr Natalie Carvalho is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.
Professor Andrew Palmer is a Professor of Medical Research and the Head of the Health Economics Research Unit at Menzies, University of Tasmania.
Early bird - up until one month before course commencement: - University/DHSS Employee/Public Sector $1,850 (GST inclusive) - Private sector $2,850 (GST inclusive)
Normal rates (non-early bird): - University/DHSS Employee/Public Sector $2,100 (GST inclusive) - Private sector $3,100 (GST inclusive)
(Lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea will be provided.)
Extensive course notes will be distributed as well as a copy of the widely used Oxford University Press book Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare.
Professor Andrew Palmer, University of Tasmania
Professor Andrew Palmer
University of Tasmania
Prof Andrew Palmer is a New Star Professor of Medical Research and the Head of the Health Economics Research Unit at Menzies, working in the field of health economics since 1994. He is a leader in the subject of health economics in chronic diseases, has conducted research and published extensively in many disease areas including aged care/dementia, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, kidney disease, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, osteoporosis, alcoholism, growth hormone deficiency, rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease and oncology. As well as being the Associate Editor (Health Economics) of Diabetic Medicine, he is the 201315 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Chairman of the Task Force on Health Economics, the Cofounder/current Steering Committee member of the Mount Hood Modelling Diabetes Group, a Member of the 201315 Heart Foundation Future Fellows Selection Committee, member of the 201315 National Diabetes Strategy Group reporting to the Federal Minister for Health, Member of the Diabetes Australia Health Economics Expert Reference Group, and was an American Diabetes Association panel member for the development of diabetes health economics modelling guidelines.
Dr Natalie Carvalho, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Dr Natalie Carvalho
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Dr Natalie Carvalho is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Natalie is a recipient of the University of Melbourne McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship, which was established to attract outstanding recent doctoral graduates to the University Her research aims to incorporate equity and budgetary considerations into costeffectiveness analyses of interventions to improve maternal and child health in low and middleincome countries, in particular in relation to childhood vaccines. Natalie's prior research focused primarily on prioritysetting of health interventions in low and middleincome countries using costeffectiveness analysis. Natalie received her BSc (Chemistry) from McGill University, MPH (Epidemiology) from Boston University, and PhD in Health Policy (Decision Sciences) from Harvard University.
Professor Philip Clarke, Chair of Health Economics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Professor Philip Clarke
Chair of Health Economics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
University of Melbourne
Philip Clarke holds the chair in Health Economics within the Centre for Health Policy at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. He has had previous appointments at Oxford University and the University of Sydney. He was involved in developing the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Outcomes Model; a computer simulation model for predicting outcomes for patients with Type 2 diabetes. He has expertise in economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, simulation modeling, measurement of health inequalities and international comparisons of drug prices. He has recently contributed to books on costeffectiveness analysis and costbenefit analysis published by Oxford University Press.