Deeble Institute Fellows


Professor Henry Cutler - 2022 Deeble Institute Fellow

The inaugural Deeble Institute Fellowship was awarded to Professor Henry Cutler, Director, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE). Prof Cutler, a well-respected health economics expert, and has led several high profile projects relating to value-based care and healthcare financing including work with the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA), National Mental Health Commission, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Department of Health and Ageing. Prof Cutler’s policy brief examined value based payment models in Australian healthcare


Associate Professor Reema Harris - 2023 Deeble Institute Fellow

Associate Professor Harrison Reema is a well-respected leader in health systems and policy research, designing and publishing instruments to assess clinician and patient experiences of health care for government and scientific communities. Recognising her commitment to engaging diverse populations in research in order to improve equitable access to health services and outcomes, Reema is a worthy recipient of the 2023 Deeble Institute Fellowship.

During the course of her Fellowship, Associate Professor Harrison examined voluntary patient registration reforms and equitable access to healthcare.

About the Fellowship

The Fellow will lead the development of a Health Policy Issues Brief on a topic of national health policy importance. Further guidance on the Policy Brief will be provided in discussion with the successful applicant.

Eligibility: 5-15 years post PhD

Applicants will be expected to have excellent writing skills, demonstrated strength in research and contribute thought leadership to the Australian health reform agenda.

Location: Virtual

Duration: 3 months

Stipend: $10,000

Applications close: TBA

Expressions of interest will need to include a cover letter, a two-page CV and two referee reports.


Sponsor of the Deeble Institute Fellowship for 2023.


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