Ms Ha Le

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Health Economics, University of Queensland, 2008
Graduate Diploma in International Public Health, University of Queensland, 2008
Bachelor of Economics, The Rector of Economics Univ., 2003

Contact

ha.le@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46456

Affiliations

Australian Health Economics Society (AHES)

International Health Economics Association (iHEA)

Awards

2013: HD-SRC Early Career Research Excellence award, Deakin University.
2013: Honorary Research Fellow – Murdoch Children Research Institution (MCRI)

Projects

2014-2016:

- Classroom Promotion of Oral Language (CPOL): a randomized controlled trial which aims to see if a different approach to teaching can help improve  children’s talking and listening skills as well as reading and writing in the first two years of school.

- Centre of Exellence Research in CHild Language (CRE-CL).

- Early Language in Victoria Study (ELVS).

- The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)

2010-2013:

- Language For Learning (LFL): a randomized controlled trial of a language delay prevention intervention at school entry (therapy offered for children age 4).

- Families in Mind (FIM): a randomized controlled trial of a mental child health intervention to prevent conduct behaviours and mental problems in children.

- SHELF (Supermarket Healthy Eating For Life): a randomized controlled trial of a nutrition education intervention and pricing strategy to promote the consumption of fruit, vegetables, water and low-calorie beverages.
- SHOPSmart: a randomized controlled trial of a nutrition education intervention to promote the consumption of fruit, vegetables, water and low-calorie beverages in low income women.
- Baby Business: a randomized controlled trial of a universal parenting program to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression.

Publications

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2018

Preventing preschool mental health problems: population-based cluster randomized controlled trial

H Hiscock, A Gulenc, O Ukoumunne, L Gold, J Bayer, D Shaw, H Le, M Wake

(2018), Vol. 39, pp. 55-65, Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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2017

Service utilisation and costs of language impairment in children: the early language in Victoria Australian population-based study

H Le, L Gold, F Mensah, P Eadie, E Bavin, L Bretherton, S Reilly

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 360-369, International journal of speech-language pathology, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

The impact of financial incentives on participants' food purchasing patterns in a supermarket-based randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, D Crawford, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Ni Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-7, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

journal

Classroom promotion of oral language (CPOL): protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-based intervention to improve children's literacy outcomes at grade 3, oral language and mental health

S Goldfeld, P Snow, P Eadie, J Munro, L Gold, H Le, F Orsini, B Shingles, K Lee, J Connell, A Watts

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-13, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

A process evaluation of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf) randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, K Ball, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-15, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

journal

Health service use and costs for infant behaviour problems and maternal stress

H Le, L Gold, F Mensah, F Cook, J Bayer, H Hiscock

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 402-409, Journal of paediatrics and child health, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Economic evaluation of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: The SHELf randomized controlled trial.

H Le, L Gold, G Abbott, D Crawford, S McNaughton, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2016), Vol. 159, pp. 83-91, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Shopsmart 4 health: results of a randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, G Abbott, L Stephens, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 104, pp. 436-445, American journal of clinical nutrition, Rockville, Md., C1

journal

Utility-based quality of life in mothers of children with behaviour problems: a population-based study

H Le, A Gulenc, L Gold, A Sarkadi, O Ukoumunne, J Bayer, M Wake, H Hiscock

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 1075-1080, Journal of paediatrics and child health, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Influence of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: outcomes of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life randomized controlled trial

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, L Gold, C Ni Mhurchu, G Abbott, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2015), Vol. 101, pp. 1055-1064, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal

Two-year outcomes of a population-based intervention for preschool language delay : an RCT

M Wake, P Levickis, S Tobin, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, S Goldfeld, N Zens, H Le, J Law, S Reilly

(2015), Vol. 136, pp. e838-e847, Pediatrics, Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal

Cost-effectiveness of a bivalent human papillomavirus vaccination program in Japan

L Connelly, H Le

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 520-531, Sexual health, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2014

Preventing early infant sleep and crying problems and postnatal depression: a randomized trial

H Hiscock, F Cook, J Bayer, H Le, F Mensah, W Cann, B Symon, I St James-Roberts

(2014), Vol. 133, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal
2013

ShopSmart 4 Health - protocol of a skills-based randomised controlled trial promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, N Andrianopoulos, V Inglis, B McNeilly, I Lichomets, A Granados, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, England, C1

journal

Randomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay

M Wake, S Tobin, P Levickis, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, N Zens, S Goldfeld, H Le, J Law, S Reilly

(2013), Vol. 132, Pediatrics : official journal of the American academy of pediatrics, Grove Village, Illinois, C1

journal
2012

Baby business : a randomised controlled trial of a universal parenting program that aims to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression

F Cook, J Bayer, H Le, F Mensah, W Cann, H Hiscock

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-29, BMC pediatrics, London, U. K., C1

journal

Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community : protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial

M Wake, P Levickis, S Tobin, N Zens, J Law, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, S Goldfeld, H Le, J Skeat, S Reilly

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, BMC Pediatrics, London, England, C1

journal
2011

Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf): protocol of a randomised controlled trial promoting healthy food and beverage consumption through price reduction and skill-building strategies

K Ball, S McNaughton, C Mhurchu, N Andrianopoulos, V Inglis, B McNeilly, H Le, D Leslie, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, England, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Prevent crime and save money: Application of return-on-investment models in the Australian context

Prof Sheryl Hemphill, Dr Jess Heerde, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof Todd Herrenkohl, Ms Ha Le, Prof Richard Catalano

  • 2015: $10,000

Economic evaluation of the LINKS program.

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold, Annette Michaux, Dr Catherine Wade, Asst/Prof Jan Matthews, Naomi Hackworth, Dr Lina Tan, Matthew Burn, Faye Parriman

  • 2018: $8,250

Industry and Other Funding

Linking Learning

A/Prof Lisa Gold, Ms Ha Le

  • 2014: $6,000

Access to Early Learning Service Model

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold

  • 2017: $30,000
  • 2015: $32,500

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report