Master of Health Economics, The University of Queensland, 2017
Bachelor of Nutritional Sciences, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, 2015
Elena is a Health Economist specializing in the analysis of linked administrative health datasets to provide evidence on whether treatments provide good value for money. Currently, she is a Research Associate and PhD Student within the National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU) at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH), UNSW Medicine & Health. Her PhD project focusses on an economic valuation of fertility treatments.
Prior to this role, Elena obtained a Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Sciences (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany) and a Master's degree in Health Economics (University of Queensland, Australia).
2019: PhD Scholarship in Reproduction (Doctor of Philosophy, UNSW Sydney) which supports students of exceptional research potential to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) within the field of reproductive medicine
2017: UQ 'Class of 2017' Future Leaders (Master of Health Economics, University of Queensland) which recognizes outstanding graduating students who have gone beyond their typical program of studies to make a positive impact on campus, their community and even the world
2016: German Global Leaders Scholarship (Master of Health Economics, University of Queensland) which offers students from Germany, who excel academically, the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Queensland
2021: UNSW BizLab Faculty Small Project Grant (Doctor of Philosophy, UNSW Sydney) to fund a revealed-preference economic experiment exploring the demand for fertility treatments
2020: UNSW Health@Business Seed Funding (Doctor of Philosophy, UNSW Sydney) to fund a revealed-preference economic experiment exploring the demand for fertility treatments