Dr Dennis Petrie



Dr Dennis Petrie

Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Health Policy
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010
Tel:    +61 3 9035 3125
Fax:   +61 3 9348 1174
Email: dennis.petrie@unimelb.edu.au

Biography

Dr. Dennis Petrie was appointed as a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Policy (CHPPE) at the University of Melbourne in 2012. For the 5 previous years he was a Lecturer in Health Economics at the University of Dundee, Scotland. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen.
He has a dual degree, BEcon(Hons) majoring in Econometrics and a BSc majoring in Mathematics plus a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Queensland. He has worked on the economics of illicit drugs and alcohol, the longitudinal measurement and evaluation of health inequalities, the economics of bereavement, the impact of adherence to breast cancer medication and has been involved in a number of economic evaluations of healthcare interventions.
He has extensive experience in analysing large and complex datasets and is currently working on developing a Type I diabetes model and modelling the impact of health insurance on those with Type II diabetes
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