Welcome to Dr Ting Zhao

Dr. Ting Zhao has recently joined the MISCH Hub and Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne as a Research Fellow. She will provide health economic support to development of grant proposals and conduct research in the area of chronic diseases. She is currently working with Dr. An Duy Tran and Professor Philip Clarke on economic evaluation of interventions for diabetes and chronic kidney disease using simulation modelling.

Ting has completed a PhD Medical studies degree from University of Tasmania in 2021. Her PhD research has made a significant contribution to improve the health economic modelling practices of osteoarthritis by investigating the evolution of health economic evaluation models of osteoarthritis and the long-term changes in health-related quality of life of people with osteoarthritis. She is experienced in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and analysing health economic, epidemiological, clinical and other data using advanced statistical modelling techniques and sophisticated scientific research methodologies.  She has also been actively involved in researching the health economics of various other health conditions including multiple sclerosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.