Health Economics, Management and Policy Programs Advisory Board

VheP coordinates three postgraduate programs in the areas of Health Economics, Management and Policy.
These programs are accredited with the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

You can find out more about these programs by clicking the links below:
- Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy, offered as a single program or as a double program with a MBA.
- Master of Health Economics, Management and Policy (Global)
- Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Management and Policy

The role of the Health Economics, Management and Policy Programs Advisory Board includes providing advice on:
- Emerging industry and sector trends, policies, needs and issues
- Teaching and curriculum priorities regarding the suite of programs (HEMP)
- Relevant academic accreditation (e.g., ACHMS, RCMA etc.)
- Strategic partnership to be pursued with relevant organisations
- Future areas of areas for research, innovation and development

Board Members - Australia

Professor Francesco Paolucci

Professor of Health Economics and Policy and Program Convenor for HEMP programs – Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia & School of Economics & Management, University of Bologna, Italy.

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Professor brian Kelly

Professor of Public Health and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) - School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Professor Nicholas Goodwin

Director of Central Coast Research Institute - Central Coast Local Health District and University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Professor Roberta Ryan

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Academic Director of Hunter Research Foundation Centre - College of Human and Social Futures, University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Associate Professor Penny Reeves

Acting Associate Director - Health Research Economics, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Australia.

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Associate Professor Andrew Matthews

Actuary - Finity Consulting, Australia.
Associate Professor of Econometrics & Business Statistics - Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia.

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Michael Di Rienzo

CEO - Hunter New England Health Local Health District, Australia.

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Mr Tony Gilbertson

Executive Director Finance - Hunter New England Local Health District, Australia.

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Dr Zoran Bolevich

Chief Executive - eHealth NSW, Australia
Chief Information Officer - NSW Health,  Australia.

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Adjunct Professor Alfa D’amato

A/Chief Financial Officer & Deputy Secretary - Financial Services & Asset Management, NSW Ministry of Health, Australia.

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Professor Jürgen Bröhmer

Professor of Law - Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.

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Professor Andrew Searles

Associate Professor of Health Economics - HMRI, New Labmton Heights, Australia.

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Associate Professor James Gillespie

Associate Professor of Health Policy - University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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Professor Luis Salvador Carulla

Professor & Head of the Centre for Mental Health Research - Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

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Catherine Chaffey

Chief Executive Officer - Australasian College of Health Service Management, Sydney, Australia.

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Leanne Johnson

General Manager - John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton Heights, Australia.

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Professor Andrew Podger

Professor of Public Policy - Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

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Mr Brian Kelleher

Assistant Secretary - Australian Department of Health, Canberra, Australia.

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Board Members - International

Associate Professor Ken Redekop

Associate Professor of Health Technology Assessment – School of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Dr Savannah Bergquist

Post-Doctoral Scholar in Health Economics and Data Science - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, United States.

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Professor Siegfried Walch

Professor & Head of Department - Department of Health & Social Management, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria.

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Professor Emilio Santelices

Professor of Public Health - School of Public Health, University of Chile, Chile.

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Ms Anca Del Rio

Alumni President and Expert Adviser in Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship - European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Switzerland.

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John Armstrong

Head of Health Pricing - Aviva Europe, Ireland.

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Mr Marcelo Mosso

National Director - Fondo Nacional de Salud (FONASA), Chile.

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Dr Cristian Baeza

Executive Director - International Center for Health Systems Strengthening, United States.

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Mr Mostafa Hunter

Senior Consultant Anticorruption - United Nations Development Programme, United States

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Dr Sergio Ivan Prada Rios

Chief Research and Innovation Officer - Fundación Valle del Lili, Colombia.

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Professor Christina Boedker

Vice President, Patient & Health Impact, Hospital and Vaccines Business Units - Pfizer, New York, United States.

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Dr Ayman Sabae

CEO - Shamseya, Cairo, Egypt.                                        

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Associate Professor Aleksandra Torbica

Associate Professor of Social and Political Sciences and Director of Centre for Research for Health and Social Care Management - Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.

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Associate Professor Shankar Prinja

Associate Professor of Health Economics - Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

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Dr Pratik Adhikary

Global Health Equity Scholar - Institute for Social and Environmental Research, Nepal.

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