Gang Chen

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Dr Chen received a PhD degree from the Centre for Health Economics (CHE), Faculty of Business and Economics (2013), Monash University. He also holds a Master of Management Science degree from the School of Public Policy and Administration (2007) and a Bachelor of Medicine degree from the School of Medicine (2004), Xi'an Jiaotong University in China. 

His papers have been published in the leading journals such as Health Economics, PharmacoEconomics, Quality of Life ResearchHealth Policy and PlanningMedical Decision Making, Social Science & Medicine, Value in Health, British Journal of Psychiatry, British Journal of Cancer, Pediatrics, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Accident Analysis and Prevention. Dr Chen has started to serve as an Associate Editor for the Quality of Life Research (An Official Journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research) since July 2018.

He has been awarded a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) fellowship from ARC. His collaborative research is funded by nationally competitive grants from the NHMRC of Australia, MRFF, Cancer Australia, National Heart Foundation of Australia, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), China Medical Board, Research Council of Norway, as well as Australian government and organisation such as the Aged Care Royal Commission, and Transport Accident Commission (TAC). 


Prior to his current position, Dr Chen was a Senior Research Fellow at CHE, Monash Business School (2016-18), Research Fellow at Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer (FCIC) and Flinders Health Economics Group (FHEG), School of Medicine, Flinders University (2012-16), as well as the China Center for Health Economic Research (CCHER), Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (2007-09).

He has been awarded Full Academic Status of Associate Professor/Reader in the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University (2018-present).

He was a recipient of the 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher, Monash Business School; 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University; 2011 International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Student Paper Award (Runner Up); 2009-2012 Dean’s Postgraduate Research Excellence Award, and 2009 Donald Cochrane Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University; 2009 Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), Australian Government.


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Research area keywords

  • Health Economics
  • Quality of life
  • Health Preference
  • Health Planning/Policy


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