20062022
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Personal profile

Biography

Dennis is an Associate Professor and an ARC DECRA Fellow in the Centre for Health Economics, Monash University. He was previously a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Lecturer in Health Economics at the University of Dundee, UK. He has published extensively on the economics of illicit drugs and alcohol, the longitudinal measurement and evaluation of health inequalities and has lead a large number of economic evaluations of healthcare interventions including alongside RCTs. He has consistently published in the top health economics journals, with multiple papers in the Journal of Health Economics (3), Health Economics (5) and Social Science & Medicine (2) and also high impact medical journals including BMJ, PLOS Medicine, Diabetologia, Diabetes Care and Epidemiology. He specialises in analysing large and complex data sets to improve health policy decisions. 

Research interests

Health Inequalities

Health Economics

Applied Econometrics

Economic Evaluations

Research area keywords

  • Inequalities in Health
  • Health Economics
  • Econometrics
  • risk and uncertainty
  • Alcohol
  • Cancer
  • Drugs - illicit
  • Disability
  • Cost Effectivness
  • Economic Evaluation

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Projects 2014 2022

Research Output 2006 2020

A cost-effectiveness analysis of primary versus hospital-based specialist care for direct acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment

Palmer, A. Y., Wade, A. J., Draper, B., Howell, J., Doyle, J. S., Petrie, D., Thompson, A. J., Wilson, D. P., Hellard, M. E. & Scott, N., Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 76, 8 p., 102633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does mental health-related discrimination predict health service use 2 years later? Findings from an Australian national survey

Reavley, N. J., Morgan, A. J., Petrie, D. & Jorm, A. F., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Do psychosocial job stressors influence mental health service use? Evidence from an Australian cohort

Milner, A., Petrie, D., LaMontagne, A. D. & Butterworth, P., May 2019, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 76, 5, p. 295-301 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fresh red cells for transfusion in critically ill adults: an economic evaluation of the Standard Issue Transfusion versus Fresher Red-Cell Use in Intensive Care (TRANSFUSE) clinical trial

Irving, A., Higgins, A., Ady, B., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D. J., French, C., Gantner, D., Harris, A., Irving, D. O., Murray, L., Nichol, A., Petrie, D., McQuilten, Z. K. & on behalf of the Standard Issue Transfusion versus Fresher Red-Cell Use in Intensive Care (TRANSFUSE) Investigators and Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, 1 Jul 2019, In : Critical Care Medicine. 47, 7, p. e572-e579 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hierarchical models for international comparisons: smoking, disability, and social inequality in 21 European countries

Disney, G., Gurrin, L., Aitken, Z., Emerson, E., Milner, A., Kavanagh, A. & Petrie, D., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Epidemiology. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review