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Dr Anita Lal



Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Melbourne Burwood Campus

+61 3 924 68690

Biography summary

Anita completed her PhD in 2018, exploring ways of operationalising equity for socioeconomic position into cost-effectiveness analysis of obesity prevention policies as part of the NHMRC funded Centre for Research Excellence in Obesity Policy and Food Systems (#1041020). Anita has over 5 years’ experience in conducting economic evaluations of a range of public health interventions including for the prevention of obesity, mental health illnesses, increasing physical activity and smoking cessation. She was awarded a Dean's Research Postdoctoral fellowship in 2019 and will be continuing her research of incorporating equity into the economic evaluation of cancer prevention strategies. 


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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Synthesis of cost-effectiveness literature in cancer control

Ms Anne Magnus, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Dr Anita Lal, Prof Eric Vos

  • 2011: $31,500

Three Raid Systematic Reviews for the Minderoo Foundation in Tobacco Prevention

Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Dr Sophy Shih, Dr Anita Lal, Ms Gail Younie

  • 2018: $79,375


No completed student supervisions to report