Daniel Sheen

PhD Student, Research Assistant


Name: Mr Daniel Sheen
Email: sheen.d@unimelb.edu.au
Unit: Economics of Genomics and Precision Medicine Unit, Melbourne Health Economics
School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Areas of Interest

Health Economics, Genomics, Rare Disease, Cancer


Daniel Sheen is a Health Economics PhD student at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Under the supervision of A/Prof. Ilias Goranitis, Ms. Mary-Anne Young, and Dr. Amanda Willis. Daniel’s PhD is exploring the economics of returning cancer risks from genomic tests in a research context.

Daniel holds a Master of Social Policy, with a minor thesis on public preference for non-health benefits of diagnostic genomic tests in paediatrics, and a Bachelor of Economics and Finance. He has over four years of experience tutoring at UniMelb in the Department of Economics, School of Social and Political Sciences, and Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. He is passionate about bringing an interdisciplinary approach to health economics.


  • Sheen D, Peasgood T, Goranitis I. Eliciting Societal Preferences for Non-health Outcomes: A Person Trade-Off Study in the Context of Genomics. Clin Ther. 2023 Aug;45(8):710-718. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2023.07.004. Epub 2023 Jul 29. PMID: 37524571.