Warm welcome to Dr Xinyang Hua

Dr Xinyang Hua has recently joined the Health Economics Unit at the Centre for Health Policy as a Research Fellow. She is currently working with Associate Professor Kim Dalziel on a project looking at the long-term cost of allergy among children.

Xinyang completed her PhD at the Health Economics Unit in 2018, in which she examined a wide variety of research topics surrounding the theme of health economics and chronic disease. After that she went to the UK and worked as Researcher in Health Economics at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford for two years, where she conducted studies looking at the health service utilization and economics burden of various maternal and child health conditions. She came back to Australia and re-joined the group in July 2020.

Xinyang did her undergraduate and graduate study in Peking University (China), where she obtained degrees in medicine (MBBS), economics (BEcon) and Health Policy (MSc). Her research interest includes economics evaluation, health service research, survival analysis and simulation modelling in the area of chronic disease and maternal and child health.