Dr Thomas Lung is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health where he leads the Economic Evaluation and Modelling research stream. He currently holds an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship, a Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer (UNSW) and an Honorary Research Fellow (The University of Sydney). He has a career total of 30 peer-reviewed publications, including 25 in the four years following PhD completion, in high-impact journals including: The Lancet Global Health, Diabetologia, Circulation Research and International Journal of Obesity. His research output showcases his excellent technical expertise in economic evaluation, micro-simulation modelling, advanced biostatistics and analysis of ‘Big Data’. Two of his publications received substantial media and academic attention (top 5% of all research outputs: Altmetric) and were selected in their respective journals’. Thomas has played a significant role in the translation of evidence into policy and his expertise is recognized through roles as a health economic advisor to the UN, government departments, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and Local Health Districts.
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