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Dr Anita Lal

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow Grade 2 - Health Economics (Cancer)

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of Faculty of Health

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

anita.lal@deakin.edu.au
+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.