Ms Kah-Ling Sia





Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

+61 3 925 17643

Biography summary

Kah-Ling Sia is a health economist within Deakin Health Economics Unit. She achieved a Masters in Public Health (Health Economics focus) at the University of Melbourne in 2012 and Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering major) at Monash University.

Kah-Ling currently works with the Maternal and Child Health team on a variety of economic evaluation for NHMRC funded projects, as well as commissioned research projects. She is directly involved in the modelling of the cost-effectiveness analysis of health promoting interventions including child health promotion, family violence prevention and building community resilience.


Australian Health Economics Society (AHES)

International Health Economics Association (iHEA)

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)


I-Decide: A randomised controlled trial of a healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing domestic violence

Sleeping sound with ADHD: Does a brief behavioural sleep intervention, delivered by trained health professionals, improve outcomes for children with ADHD? A cluster-randomised, translational trial

Baby Makes 3: Economic evaluation of the Baby Makes 3 program with Whitehorse Community Health Services

Sleep well-be well study:  Improving school transition by improving child sleep - translational randomised trial

Memory Maestros:  Aiming to prevent early academic problems by improving working memory - school based randomised controlled trial

ProPrems Neuro: a double blind randomised controlled trial investigating the effects of probiotics on the neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants

weave: women’s evaluation of abuse and violence care in general practice - a cluster randomised controlled trial

Health and economic benefits of Australia's parks and open spaces - a systematic literature review


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Academic outcomes 2 years after working memory training for children with low working memory: a randomized clinical trial

Dr Gehan Roberts, Dr Jon Quach, Megan Spencer-Smith, A/Prof Peter J Anderson, Prof Susan Gathercole, Dr Lisa Gold, Ms Kah-Ling Sia, Dr Fiona Mensah, Prof Field Rickards, John Ainley, Prof Melissa A Wake

(2016), Vol. 170, pp. 1-10, JAMA pediatrics, Chicago, Ill., C1


Cost and outcomes associated with participating in the community fireguard program: experiences from the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia

L Gibbs, Ms Kah-Ling Sia, Karen Block, E Baker, C Nelsson, J Gilbert, A Cook, C MacDougall

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 375-380, International journal of disaster risk reduction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Economic models of preventive dentistry for Australian children and adolescents

Ms Utsana Tonmukayakul, Ms Kah-Ling Sia, Dr Lisa Gold, Shalika HEdge, Andrea de Silva, Prof Marj Moodie

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 481-494, Oral health and preventive dentistry, Hanover Park, IL, C1


Sleep well - be well study: improving school transition by improving child sleep: a translational randomised trial

Dr Jon Quach, Dr Lisa Gold, Sarah Arnup, Ms Kah-Ling Sia, Prof Melissa A Wake, Dr Harriet Hiscock

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 1-9, BMJ open, London, England, C1


Impact of changes in inspired oxygen and carbon dioxide on respiratory instability in the lamb

Malcolm H Wilkinson, Ms Kah-Ling Sia, Elizabeth M Skuza, Vojta Brodecky, Philip J Berger

(2005), Vol. 98, pp. 437-446, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, MD, C1-1



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