Ms Lauren Sheppard

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Lauren joined Deakin Health Economics as a Research Fellow in 2008, following completion of a Master of Public Health majoring in economic evaluation. Prior to this, Lauren worked in a variety of public health fields including HIV project administration, cancer service coordination and in the public sector.

Her research work within Deakin Health Economics focuses on economic evaluation of obesity prevention interventions and stroke. She was also involved on a major project undertaken to estimate the health and economic benefits of reducing six disease risk factors.

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Research interests

Economic evaluation, obesity prevention, stroke

Affiliations

Member, Australian Health Economics Society

Units taught

Tutor for HSH719 - Economic Evaluation 1 (2012)

Tutor for HSH717 - Health Economics (2015)

Publications

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2016

Economic evaluation plan (EEP) for a very early rehabilitation trial (AVERT): an international trial to compare the costs and cost-effectiveness of commencing out of bed standing and walking training (very early mobilization) within 24 h of stroke onset

Ms Lauren Sheppard, A/Prof Helen Dewey, Prof Julie Bernhardt, Janice Collier, Fiona Ellery, Leonid Churilov, Kiu Siang Tay-Teo, Olivia Wu, Prof Marj Moodie

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 492-494, International journal of stroke, London, Eng., C1

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2015

The health and economic benefits of reducing intimate partner violence: an Australian example.

A/Prof Dominique Cadilhac, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Toby Cumming, Tharshanah Thayabaranathan, Dora Pearce, Prof Rob Carter, Ms Anne Magnus

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-10, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

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2013

Cost-effectiveness of fiscal policies to prevent obesity

Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Dr Gary Sacks, Ms Catherine Keating, Ms Anna Flego

(2013), Vol. 2, pp. 211-224, Current obesity reports, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, C1

journal
2012

The economic gains of achieving reduced alcohol consumption targets for Australia

Ms Anne Magnus, A/Prof Dominique Cadilhac, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Toby Cumming, Dora Pearce, Prof Rob Carter

(2012), Vol. 102, pp. 1313-1319, American journal of public health, Washington, D.C., C1

journal
2011

The economic benefits of reducing physical inactivity : an Australian example

A/Prof Dominique Cadilhac, Toby Cumming, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Dora Pearce, Prof Rob Carter, Ms Anne Magnus

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

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Economic benefits of achieving realistic smoking cessation targets in Australia

Ms Anne Magnus, A/Prof Dominique Cadilhac, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Toby Cumming, Dora Pearce, Prof Rob Carter

(2011), Vol. 101, pp. 321-327, American journal of public health, Washington, D.C., C1

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The societal benefits of reducing six behavioural risk factors : an economic modelling study from Australia

A/Prof Dominique Cadilhac, Ms Anne Magnus, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Toby Cumming, Dora Pearce, Prof Rob Carter

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-12, BMC public health, London, England, C1

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A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds : the transform-us! study

Prof Jo Salmon, Mrs Lauren Arundell, Dr Clare Hume, Dr Helen Brown, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Robin Daly, Dr Natalie Pearson, Prof Ester Cerin, Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Prof Kylie Ball, Sarah Bagley, Dr Mai Chin A Paw, Prof David Crawford

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-14, BMC public health, London, England, C1

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2010

Evaluation of the childhood obesity prevention program kids - go for your life

Dr Andrea Sanigorski, Ms Lauren Prosser, Lauren Carpenter, Suzy Honisett, Dr Lisa Gibbs, Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Lauren Sheppard, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Elizabeth Waters

(2010), Vol. 10, pp. 1-8, BMC Public Health, London, England, C1

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Grants

Industry and Other Funding

Economic Evaluation of Kids 'Go for your Life' (KGFYL)

Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Lauren Sheppard

  • 2009: $50,000

Other Funding Sources

Community Base Pilot Project: Cost study

Prof Marj Moodie, Ms Lauren Sheppard

  • 2011: $7,943

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report