ISPOR Australia Chapter Women in HEOR Event
On Monday, 8 April 2019 the ISPOR Australia Chapter held a special event with the support from the global ISPOR organisation entitled: ”The ISPOR Women in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Initiative: Australia” at the University of Technology Sydney. The event was well-attended with people from academia and industry in the audience. The speakers were a mix of international and domestic presenters. Professor Joanna Coast from Bristol University and ISPOR's (then) President-Elect Professor Nancy J. Devlin spoke about working in HTA. Furthermore, Professor Rosalie Viney from UTS shared her experience with being chair of the Australian PBAC Economic subcommittee for many years and Associate Professor Kim Dalziel from the University of Melbourne spoke about participating in the Hawkness Fellowship Programme. Finally, Philippa Delahoy from Pfizer Australia elaborated on her more than 20 years in industry. A panel session with all the speakers was conducted at the end of the day with Professor Jane Hall from UTS moderating a discussion on how we can ensure mentorship and sharing of experiences going forward.
Past Chapter Activities
Quality of Life Workshop in Brisbane
The Ship Inn, South Bank, Brisbane
1 August 2018, 9:00AM-5:00PM
ISPOR Australia Chapter hosted a workshop on Quality of Life on August 1, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.
The workshop covered topics including:
- The use of quality of life assessment and patient reported outcome measures in clinical studies and for economic evaluation
- Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY's) and utilities
- Methods of measuring and valuing quality of life and how these differ
- Condition-specific utility measures including the cancer specific EORTC QLU-C10D.
More information can be found here.
Workshop: Estimating the Benefits of New Treatments
March 19, 2018
Location: CHERE University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
This workshop discussed issues surrounding treatment switching during clinical trials, including case studies.
Australia Regional Chapter Office
c/o Centre for Applied Health Economics
School of Medicine, Griffith University, Logan Campus
Queensland, Australia 4131
Tel/fax: +61 07 338 21387; +61 07 338 21338
|President||Hansoo Kim, MSc, AStat|
|Past-President||Stephen Goodall, PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)|
|President- Elect||Joshua Byrnes|
Links / Resources
Prof Philip Clarke, Steffan Crausaz, Elizabeth De Somer, Prof Stephen Duckett and Kate Lynch at the Generics workshop, November 8, 2013
Professor Michael Drummond presenting at HTA workshop, July 16, 2013
ISPOR-Australia Chapter Inaugural Workshop, 13 August 2012. Sydney, Australia