About Us

The Australian Chapter embraces health care researchers from all disciplines conducting health care research in Australia. These disciplines include all those with a focus on health economics, epidemiology, decision analysis, modelling, risk assessment, patient-reported outcomes (quality of life), use of ‘real world’ data such as health care database analyses, observational studies, patient register.

Our Mission

Promote the science of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research, including by arranging and attending conferences and workshops relating to scientific matters, primarily within Australia.

Foster the development of excellence in scientific education and research in respect of health economics and outcomes research.

Provide an environment where knowledge in respect of health economics and outcomes research can be shared at an Australasian level.

Act as a resource at an Australasian level for individuals interested in health economics and outcomes research.

Encourage research in respect of health economics and outcomes research in Australasia through ISPOR.

Serve as a bridge in bringing together Australasian members of industry, academia, government and other health-related organizations.

Provide an opportunity for Australasian chapter members to become more familiar with the activities of ISPOR as well as participate in its activities.

Our Committee

Colman Taylor

Colman Taylor

Immediate Past President

HTANALYSTS

Martin Downes

Martin Downes

President Elect, Secretary

CAHE, Griffith University

Brendan Mulhern

Brendan Mulhern

President

CHERE, University of Technology Sydney

Tan Nguyen

Tan Nguyen

Treasurer

Deakin University

Blaise Agresta

Blaise Agresta

General Member

Lucid Health Consultancy

Geoffrey Chin

Geoffrey Chin

General Member

PTC Therapeutics

Andrea Cowley

Andrea Cowley

General Member

Roche

Ingrid Cox

Ingrid Cox

General Member

Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania

Elena Keller

Elena Keller

General Member

Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW;

THEMA Consulting

Katrina Lapham

Katrina Lapham

General Member

Biointelect

Alicia Norman

Alicia Norman

General Member

Centre for the Health Economy, Macquarie University 

Vanessa Nolasco

Vanessa Nolasco

Executive Officer

University of Technology Sydney