Professor Louisa Collins - Biography

Page last updated: 12 April 2024

Professor Louisa Collins is the Group Lead of Health Economics at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Louisa is a health economist and holds a PhD in Public Health, Masters of Public Health and Bachelor of Economics. Louisa has 20 years’ health economics experience performing economic evaluations, decision-analytic modelling and applied economic research. She predominantly works in cancer economics and her current research are in the areas of skin cancer prevention, genomic medicine, supportive care interventions for cancer survivors and the financial burden of cancer to families. Prior to 2016, she undertook health technology assessments commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health for Medicare funding decisions.