Research Fellow – Health Economics
Sameera joined AusHSI in 2021 after completing his PhD in health economics. His PhD, which produced seven peer-reviewed publications, explored how health services can efficiently use deceased-donor kidneys to produce the best value for money. Sameera holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), a Master of Science (MSc) and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) (by thesis) in public health.
With a clinical and public health background, Sameera has expertise in conducting health service evaluations, where he has developed decision-analytic models to solve complex health care problems to improve the efficiency of the health system. He has extensive experience in economic evaluations, choice modelling and predictive analytics. He has worked on various projects across various areas, including cardiovascular disease, renal care, primary healthcare, low-value care, and more.