Professor Nicholas Graves
Nick is an internationally renowned health economist and the founding Academic Director of AusHSI. He is now a Professor of Health Economics at Duke-NUS Singapore, a position he commenced in July 2019.
Nick’s specialist areas of knowledge include health economics; health services research; decision making; cost-effectiveness; prevalence of high-value and low-value care and its effects on patients; healthcare associated infection; health behaviour change interventions; screening for infectious and chronic disease; and how research funding is allocated. Nick’s major focus is on showing how health services can be improved at low cost, or even improved with cost savings.
He gained his PhD in Health Economics from the University of London, spent 10 years as Lecturer and Research Fellow with the Health Services Research Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and was Professor of Health Economics at Queensland University of Technology from 2002-2019.
For further information on Nick’s legacy as AusHSI’s Founding Academic Director, see Farewell Interview.