Rosemary Korda currently holds a joint Research Fellow position at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and at the Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health at The Australian National University. She graduated with a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health in December 2008, and her thesis "Socioeconomic inequalities in health care in Australia: Differential impacts on mortality and inequalities in the use of services" was awarded the ANU 2008 J G Crawford prize for academic excellence. She has had extensive experience in the analysis of large complex data sets, including longitudinal survey data and linked administrative health data. Current research includes studies on obesity and the risk of and costs of hospitalisation; inequalities in health and healthcare in mid-age and older Australians; and time scarcity and family health. In addition to her research, she has had a major role in course curriculum development and teaching in post-graduate epidemiology and biostatistics courses at the ANU. She is currently a member of the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) Evaluation Sub-Committee of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.