Researcher

Dr Lei Si

Keywords

Fields of Research (FoR)

Health Economics, Public Health and Health Services

Biography

Dr Lei Si is a Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics and Health Systems Research at The George Institute for Global Health and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW Medicine. He is a current NHMRC Early Career Fellow. He worked as a Research Fellow at Menzies Institute for Medical Research of University of Tasmania (2016-2018) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Macquarie University's Centre for the Health Economy (2018).

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Dr Lei Si is a Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics and Health Systems Research at The George Institute for Global Health and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW Medicine. He is a current NHMRC Early Career Fellow. He worked as a Research Fellow at Menzies Institute for Medical Research of University of Tasmania (2016-2018) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Macquarie University's Centre for the Health Economy (2018).

Dr Lei Si undertakes research in health economic evaluations in chronic diseases, e.g. osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity, etc. In addition, he works on equity of health financing and benefit of government subsidy on health in China. His work also includes patient preference using discrete choice experiment. Dr Lei Si has been involved in conducting evaluations of submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC).


My Grants

Dr Lei Si is a current National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellow and CIC on a NHMRC project grant. In addition, he successfully received funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and other competitive funding bodies. So far, he has secured funding totaling over 5.7 million Yuan from the NSFC and 0.7 million Australian dollars from the NHMRC. 

 

2019.01 – 2022.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Development and evaluation on an individualized health intervention model in patients with chronic diseases in the community setting: an empirical and strategic study based on the Andersen’s Health Services Utilization Behavioral Model (Grant number: 71874086). RMB 483,000, Chief Investigator C

2018.07 – 2019.03

Cochlear Limited. Economic evaluation of Cochlear implants. AUD 194,080, Chief Investigator C

2018.01-2022.12

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC); Screening for and management of perinatal depression in the primary health care system (Grant number: 8171101222); RMB 4,597,200, Chief Investigator F

2018.01-2021.12

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellowship, The value of osteoporosis interventions evaluating the cost effectiveness and incorporating patients preference (Grant number: GNT1139826), AUD 322,952, Chief Investigator A

2018.01-2021.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Research on performance-based salary distribution mechanism for doctors in county level public hospitals based on the RBRVS methodology (Grant number: 71774001), RMB 480,000, Chief Investigator C

2018.01-2021.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Research on assessment scale of exploration and utilization of community health resources based on the social ecology (Grant number: 71704004), RMB 180,000, Chief Investigator C

2017.12-2018.02

Evaluation of submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), Macquarie University, AUD 15,000

2017.02-2017.12

Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Research Enhancement Program - Stimulating National and International Collaborations, AUD 7,000, Chief Investigator A

2017.01-2019.12

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), AusGo-SHEMO….Let’s Go! Australian Gold Standard Health Economics Model of Osteoporosis (Grant number: 1127827), AUD 378,957, Chief Investigator C

2016.01-2018.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Health Economic Evaluation of Management of Osteoporosis (Grant number: 71503007), RMB 213,600, Chief Investigator A

2016.01-2018.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC),Study on Strategy Construction of Health Care Financing Mechanism for Universal Health Coverage: the Perspective of Redistributive Effect of Health Finance (Grant number: 71503137), RMB 230,000, Chief Investigator C

2015.01-2017.12

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Construction of a Markov Diabetes Model and an Economic Evaluation Study in Rural Residents (Grant number: 71403004), RMB 200,000, Chief Investigator C


My Qualifications

2012.12 – 2016.06, Doctor of Philosophy, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Australia

2011.09 – 2012.09, Master of Science in Health Economics, Heidelberg University 

2008.09 – 2012.07, Master of Social Medicine and Health Management, Anhui Medical University

2004.09 – 2008.07, Bachelor of Medicine, Anhui Medical University


My Awards

Dr Lei Si has received several competitive research awards including:

  • ESCEO-Eli Lilly Scholarship,
  • IOF Young Investigator Award,
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

My Research Supervision


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Location

Level 5, 1 King St | Newtown NSW 2042 Australia

Contact

+61 2 8052 4615