Chapter Activities

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.

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
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
This workshop discussed issues surrounding treatment switching during clinical trials, including case studies. 

Workshop Flyer

Contact Information


Australia Regional Chapter Office

C/- Center for Applied Health Economics

School of Medicine, Griffith University

Nathan campus


Queensland, Australia 4111

Phone: +61 07 3735 9117 



Chapter Leadership

President Joshua Byrnes
Past-President Hansoo Kim, MSc, AStat
President- ElectColman Taylor
SecretaryMartin Downes
TreasurerMary-Lou Chatterton
DirectorBrendan Mulhern
DirectorDominic Tilden


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

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