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Natasha worked as a clinical pharmacist in both hospital and community setting for several years before completing her Masters of Health Economics (2018) and PhD (2023) at Deakin University. Natasha's PhD focused on estimating the economic burden of opioid use disorders and examining the barriers to opioid agonist treatments in Australian populations.

Natasha Hall is currently a Research Fellow at Monash Health Economics Group and Turning Point. She is based at both the School of Public health and Preventive Medicine and Turning Point Richmond.

Research interests

Health economics techniques including cost of illness studies, economic evaluations, discrete choice experiments and quality of life studies to understand and improve the mental health of Australians. Special interest in opioid use disorders.

Supervision interests

2022- present: Clinical pharmacist supervisor for a Master of Nurse Practitioner student who is completing their nurse practitioner degree through Charles Darwin University in alcohol and other drugs. Master of Nurse Practitioner, Charles Darwin University.

2022-2023: Supervision of a Masters of Health Economics Deakin University student. Project title: Medication related hospital acquired complications and their impact on length of stay: a literature review.

2021-2022: Supervision of a Masters of Public Health Deakin University student. Project title: The prevalence of using supplements for weight control in children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

2021-2022: Supervision of a Masters of Health Economics Deakin University student. Project title: The cost effectiveness of the Opioid Substitution Program in an Australian setting.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Member of the Australian Health Economics Society mental health special interest group, Australian Health Economics Society Incorporated

1 Sept 2022 → …

Research area keywords

  • Mental Health
  • Health Economics
  • Substance Use
  • Health Service Research
  • Public health
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Discrete choice experiments
  • Data linkage

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