Deborah Schofield is the inaugural Director of GenIMPACT: Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine, and Professor and Chair of Health Economics in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics at Macquarie University. Her career has spanned the Australian Government public service, academia and clinical practice.
Deborah, her team and their collaborators have undertaken economic modelling of genomic medicine, modelling ageing and retirement and their relationships with health and the labour force; and development of economic models that measure the impact of illness not only on the health system, but also family economic circumstances, other government portfolios, and GDP.
Deborah will be primarily involved in Pathways & Costs.
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