Ms Ha Le

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Health Economics, University of Queensland, 2008
Graduate Diploma in International Public Health, University of Queensland, 2008
Bachelor of Economics, The Rector of Economics Univ., 2003

Contact

ha.le@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46456

Affiliations

Australian Health Economics Society (AHES)

International Health Economics Association (iHEA)

Units taught

Health economics

Health economics in a global context

Economic evaluation

Resource Allocation

Knowledge areas

Economic evaluation,  return on investment assessment, child health, domestic violence, longitudinal data analyses

Awards

2013: HD-SRC Early Career Research Excellence award, Deakin University.
2013: Honorary Research Fellow – Murdoch Children Research Institution (MCRI)

2020:  IHT - Early and Mid Career Researchers Future Leader Award for Research Excellence.

Projects

2016-2021:

- LSAC ChildHealth CheckPoint: a physical health and biomarkers module for the LSAC aiming to measure health status in the LSAC birth cohort at age 11-12 years.

- WHOSTOPS: a stepped wedge cluster RCT aiming to strengthen community action for childhood obesity prevention and measure the impact of increased action on risk factors for childhood obesity.

- Consultancy tenders: Lead economic evaluation of a number of projects funded by Government including NSW Health and SA Health. Details are as below:

-The LINKS program aiming to reduce entries to out-of-homecare and respond to the trauma and other underlying causes of child abuse and neglect

- Women domestic violence court advocacy service evaluation

- Safe Kid, Family Together for vulnerable families in the Northern Adelaide.

- Aboriginal Stronger, Safer Families Model for vulnerable families in Western Adelaide

- Domestic Violence Routine Screening at Emergency Department in NSW.

- Focus on New Fathers

2014-2016:

- Classroom Promotion of Oral Language (CPOL): a randomized controlled trial which aims to see if a different approach to teaching can help improve  children’s talking and listening skills as well as reading and writing in the first two years of school.

- Centre of Exellence Research in CHild Language (CRE-CL).

- Early Language in Victoria Study (ELVS).

- The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)

2010-2013:

- Language For Learning (LFL): a randomized controlled trial of a language delay prevention intervention at school entry (therapy offered for children age 4).

- Families in Mind (FIM): a randomized controlled trial of a mental child health intervention to prevent conduct behaviours and mental problems in children.

- SHELF (Supermarket Healthy Eating For Life): a randomized controlled trial of a nutrition education intervention and pricing strategy to promote the consumption of fruit, vegetables, water and low-calorie beverages.


- SHOPSmart: a randomized controlled trial of a nutrition education intervention to promote the consumption of fruit, vegetables, water and low-calorie beverages in low income women.


- Baby Business: a randomized controlled trial of a universal parenting program to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression.

Publications

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2020

Health-related quality of life, service utilization and costs of low language: a systematic review

H Le, L Le, P Nguyen, S Mudiyanselage, P Eadie, F Mensah, E Sciberras, L Gold

(2020), Vol. 55, pp. 1-23, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Health-related quality of life of children with low language from early childhood to adolescence: results from an Australian longitudinal population-based study

H Le, F Mensah, P Eadie, C McKean, E Sciberras, E Bavin, S Reilly, L Gold

(2020), pp. 1-8, Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Low Language or Congenital Hearing Loss, as Measured by the PedsQL and Health Utility Index Mark 3

H Le, S Petersen, F Mensah, L Gold, M Wake, S Reilly

(2019), pp. 1-7, Value in Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The Australia and New Zealand Cardio-Oncology Registry (ACOR): evaluation of chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity in a national cohort of paediatric cancer patients.

Daniel Lapirow, Andre La Gerche, Claudia Toro, Emma Masango, Ben Costello, Enzo Porello, Louise Ludlow, Glenn Marshall, Toby Trahair, Marion Mateos, Jeremy Lewin, Jennifer Byrne, Rose Boutros, Rebecca Manudhane, John Heath, Julian Ayer, Melissa Gabriel, Thomas Walwyn, Jelena Saundankar, Jonathon Forsey, D Le, Kylie Mason, David Celermajer, Peter Downie, Roderick Walker, Lucy Holland, Michelle Martin, Lorna McLeman, Yonatan Diamond, Maurizio Marcocci, Susan Donath, Michael Cheung, David Elliott, Rachel Conyers

(2019), pp. 1-20, Internal Medicine Journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Preventing preschool mental health problems: population-based cluster randomized controlled trial

H Hiscock, A Gulenc, O Ukoumunne, L Gold, J Bayer, D Shaw, H Le, M Wake

(2018), Vol. 39, pp. 55-65, Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal article

Data resource profile: the Child LAnguage REpository (CLARE)

Sheena Reilly, Eileen Cini, Lisa Gold, Sharon Goldfeld, James Law, Penny Levickis, Fiona Mensah, Angela Morgan, Jan Nicholson, Ha Le, Angela Pezic, Bruce Tomblin, Melissa Wake, Louise Wardrop

(2018), Vol. 47, pp. 688-688j, International journal of epidemiology, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Service utilisation and costs of language impairment in children: the early language in Victoria Australian population-based study

H Le, L Gold, F Mensah, P Eadie, E Bavin, L Bretherton, S Reilly

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 360-369, International journal of speech-language pathology, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

The impact of financial incentives on participants' food purchasing patterns in a supermarket-based randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, D Crawford, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Ni Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-7, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Classroom promotion of oral language (CPOL): protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-based intervention to improve children's literacy outcomes at grade 3, oral language and mental health

S Goldfeld, P Snow, P Eadie, J Munro, L Gold, H Le, F Orsini, B Shingles, K Lee, J Connell, A Watts

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-13, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

A process evaluation of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf) randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, K Ball, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-15, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Health service use and costs for infant behaviour problems and maternal stress

H Le, L Gold, F Mensah, F Cook, J Bayer, H Hiscock

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 402-409, Journal of paediatrics and child health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Economic evaluation of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: The SHELf randomized controlled trial.

H Le, L Gold, G Abbott, D Crawford, S McNaughton, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2016), Vol. 159, pp. 83-91, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Shopsmart 4 health: results of a randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, G Abbott, L Stephens, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 104, pp. 436-445, American journal of clinical nutrition, Rockville, Md., C1

journal article

Utility-based quality of life in mothers of children with behaviour problems: a population-based study

H Le, A Gulenc, L Gold, A Sarkadi, O Ukoumunne, J Bayer, M Wake, H Hiscock

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 1075-1080, Journal of paediatrics and child health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Influence of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: outcomes of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life randomized controlled trial

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, L Gold, C Ni Mhurchu, G Abbott, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2015), Vol. 101, pp. 1055-1064, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal article

Two-year outcomes of a population-based intervention for preschool language delay : an RCT

M Wake, P Levickis, S Tobin, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, S Goldfeld, N Zens, H Le, J Law, S Reilly

(2015), Vol. 136, pp. e838-e847, Pediatrics, Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal article

Cost-effectiveness of a bivalent human papillomavirus vaccination program in Japan

L Connelly, H Le

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 520-531, Sexual health, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article
2014

Preventing early infant sleep and crying problems and postnatal depression: A randomized trial

H Hiscock, F Cook, J Bayer, H Le, F Mensah, W Cann, B Symon, I St James-Roberts

(2014), Vol. 133, Pediatrics, C1

journal article
2013

ShopSmart 4 Health - Protocol of a skills-based randomised controlled trial promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, N Andrianopoulos, V Inglis, B McNeilly, I Lichomets, A Granados, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 13, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Randomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay

M Wake, S Tobin, P Levickis, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, N Zens, S Goldfeld, H Le, J Law, S Reilly

(2013), Vol. 132, Pediatrics, C1

journal article
2012

Baby Business: A randomised controlled trial of a universal parenting program that aims to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression

F Cook, J Bayer, H Le, F Mensah, W Cann, H Hiscock

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Pediatrics, C1

journal article

Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community: Protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial

M Wake, P Levickis, S Tobin, N Zens, J Law, L Gold, O Ukoumunne, S Goldfeld, H Le, J Skeat, S Reilly

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Pediatrics, C1

journal article
2011

Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf): Protocol of a randomised controlled trial promoting healthy food and beverage consumption through price reduction and skill-building strategies

K Ball, S McNaughton, C Mhurchu, N Andrianopoulos, V Inglis, B McNeilly, H Le, D Leslie, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2011), Vol. 11, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Prevent crime and save money: Application of return-on-investment models in the Australian context

Prof Sheryl Hemphill, Dr Jess Heerde, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof Todd Herrenkohl, Ms Ha Le, Prof Richard Catalano

  • 2015: $10,000

Economic evaluation of the LINKS program.

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold, Annette Michaux, Dr Catherine Wade, Asst/Prof Jan Matthews, Naomi Hackworth, Dr Lina Tan, Matthew Burn, Faye Parriman

  • 2020: $12,375
  • 2019: $12,375
  • 2018: $8,250

Industry and Other Funding

Linking Learning

A/Prof Lisa Gold, Ms Ha Le

  • 2014: $6,000

Access to Early Learning Service Model

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold

  • 2017: $30,000
  • 2015: $32,500

Economic evaluation of a women's domestic violence court advocacy service.

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold

  • 2020: $11,175

Economic evaluation of an intensive family support program for vulnerable families with complex needs in Northern Adelaide.

Ms Ha Le, A/Prof Lisa Gold

  • 2020: $9,120
  • 2019: $4,560

Economic evaluation of an intensive family support program for vulnerable Aboriginal families with complex needs in Western Adelaide.

Ms Ha Le

  • 2020: $9,120

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report