Cardiovascular Disease

Deakin Health Economics

The Economics of cardiovascular disease research stream at Deakin Health Economics’ expertise is in the economic appraisal of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

CVD is one of Australia’s national health priorities. The Economics of Cardiovascular Disease research stream focusses on the economics of stroke and coronary heart disease, ranging from prevention through to treatment, management and rehabilitation. The stream undertakes a wide range of research with the aim of informing evidenced-based, cost-effective approaches for the prevention and management of CVD nationally and internationally.

Our Economics of cardiovascular disease research stream leaders are Alfred Deakin Professor Marj Moodie and Dr Lan Gao.