Staff profile - Lauren Sheppard

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Ms Lauren Sheppard

Position: Research Fellow - Health Economics
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Health & Soc. Dev.
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46323 +61 3 924 46323



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.


Member, Australian Health Economics Society


Subjects and units currently teaching

Tutor for HSH719 - Economic Evaluation 1 (2012)

Tutor for HSH717 - Health Economics (2015)


Research interests

Economic evaluation, obesity prevention, stroke

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