Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK
PhD (Economics) , ANU, Canberra
MPhil (Economics), IGIDR, Mumbai, India
MA (Economics), University of Rajasthan, India
BSc (Physics, Chemistry, Maths), Maharaja's College, Jaipur, India
I am Associate Professor and Program Director of Masters in Health Leadership and Management (MHLM) at School of Population Health. Previously I worked at Centre for Health Economics, Monash University. I obtained PhD in Economics from the Australian National University, Canberra. My research is mainly focussed on answering policy questions regarding:
My research involves rigorous applied methods using large and complex datasets. I am currently CI and lead health economist on one NH&MRC Ideas Grant, three NHMRC Partnership Grants, one NSW Health COVID19 research grant and have been lead CI on one ARC Discovery grant in the past. I have also worked on several consultancy based research contracts including for OECD and WHO.
I have supervised four PhD students to completion (two as main supervisor) and currently supervising four PhD students as primary supervisor.
I am part of the Health Leadership and Management Group at the school and convene one core unit of MHLM (size ~ 250) and one elective unit (size ~ 80) on introductory and advanced health economics respectively. I am also a Senior Fellow of Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy), UK.
Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/anuragunsw/
Faculty of Medicine Teaching award at UNSW: Award for Educational Excellence (Academic Staff) - 2019
Alan Hodgkinson prize for outstanding contribution to teaching and students learning - 2017
CI and Health Economics lead: NH&MRC Partnership Grant # GNT1196912 "Community Health workers Extending Care in the Community" (2020-2025). Total Amount: $1,004,341
CI and Health Economics lead: NH&MRC Partnership Grant # GNT1192469 "Unifying and quality assuring disparate health silos with a common data model." (2020-2023). Total Amount: $735,795
Primary Chief-Investigator (CI A) from 2012-2014: Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project Grant # DP120102252 The Role of taxes and subsidies in promoting health lifestyles: an economic analysis. Total amount $ 300,000: 2012 $110,000 2013 $100,000 and 2014 $90,000. (Co-Investigators: Bruce Hollingsworth, Robin Room, Cathy Burns, Katharina Hauck, Luigi Siciliani and Frank Windmeijer).
Chief Investigator and health economics lead from 2021-22 : NSW Health COVID-19 Research Grant "24/7 eICU Model of Care" . Total Amount: $500,000
Chief Investigator from 2019-2021 : Roberts Co. (NSW) / NSW Government "Well Being of Construction Workers at Concorde Hospital". Total Amount: $272,512
Investigator 2019: Economic Evaluation of HammondCare Darlinghurst: an aged care home for people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness
Investigator 2019 : NSW Health "Develop a preferred method to cost the health benefits of active transport". Total Amount: $81,000
Invited Technical Expert: Alcohol pricing policies: the potential of minimum pricing for protecting lives, WHO (March, 2021)
Academic Member: POWH Community Based Services Future Directions Planning Inception Steering Committee, Sydney (August, 2019)
Course Convenor: PHCM9441 - Introduction to Health care Economics and Financial Management (T1, 2020) - Blended Delivery- [Evaluation: 5.77/6]
Course Convenor: PHCM9082 - Advanced Health care Economics and Financial Management (T2, 2020) - Blended Delivery- [Evaluation: 5.57/6]