Dr Son Nghiem
Adjunct Associate Professor
Son is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Health Economics at Griffith University, and holds an Adjunct Associate Professor position with AusHSI, working on projects in the area of health economics, applied econometrics and development economics.
Until 2018, Son was a Senior Research Fellow with AusHSI after being awarded the prestigious Queensland University of Technology Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship. Son completed a PhD in Economics at the University of Queensland and specialises in health economics, efficiency and productivity analysis, statistical analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and consultancy.
Son has worked in the area of health research for more than nine years, and before joining QUT, was employed as a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland’s National Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine.
Son has been involved in numerous research projects, including the development of CHADx – a comprehensive monitoring system that allows hospitals to track hospital-acquired complications, which has been implemented in hospitals in Australia and Canada. His current research involves investigating the cost-effectiveness of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Son has published in top-ranking health journals and is a member of multiple economic associations, including the Royal Economic Society, International Health Economics Association and the Australian Association of Health Economics.