About Us

Gregory Merlo
Health Economist

Gregory is the Unit Coordinator for Implementation Science: Theory and Practice. As Learning Coordinator for the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Innovation, Gregory works closely with hospital and health service staff to apply knowledge from the post graduate studies to research projects and real world practice.

Gregory has a Master of Health Economics (University of Queensland) and in February 2017 was awarded a PhD from QUT, exploring the role of economic evaluation in healthcare decision making and the factors that determine whether evidence from economic evaluations changes healthcare policy and practice.

Gregory is experienced in modelling for economic evaluation having developed evaluations assessing the cost effectiveness of faecal transfusion for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile, medical therapy of ureteric stones, and workplace vaccination programs for influenza. Gregory led the analysis of the Taking Healthcare Home Forum and the Centre of Research Excellence for Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections Forum.