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Professor of Health Economics, The University of Melbourne

I am a Professor of Health Economics at the Melbourne Institute within the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. I obtained my PhD in health economics and MS in health policy & management, both from Harvard University. I develop and evaluate novel strategies to improve health system productivity and population health. I am a leading scholar in using advanced quantitative methods and novel combination of big data to study policy impact and individual choices in private health insurance and healthcare consumption.

My research has been published in the world’s best medicine, health policy, and economics journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs. My work has reached to many best international media outlet including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and US National Public Radio.


  • 2018–present
    Professor of Health Economics, University of Melbourne
  • 2012–2018
    Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2007–2012
    Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh


  • 2007 
    Harvard University, PhD in Health Policy (economics concentration)
  • 1999 
    Harvard University, MS in Health Policy & Management


ARC Future Fellow; Australian-American Health Policy Fellow