Louisa G. Gordon

Plenary Presenter

Louisa G. Gordon, BEc, MPH, PhD
Senior Research Fellow and Team Head of Health Economics
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


A/Prof Louisa Gordon is a health economist and holds Bachelor of Economics, a Masters of Public Health and a PhD in Public Health. She is the Team Head of Health Economics at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. She also has adjunct appointments at The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology. Louisa has 15 years research experience as a health economist performing economic evaluations, decision-analytic modelling and applied economic research. Her research interests involve the cost-effectiveness of health interventions and services within cancer spanning the full continuum of cancer control. She has published extensively in the areas of skin cancer prevention, supportive care interventions for breast and other cancers, costing studies and more recently on the financial burden of cancer among patients. She is also leading a major evaluation project for implementing clinical genomics in Queensland. Prior to joining QIMR Berghofer in 2016, Louisa was a Senior Research Fellow at Griffith University where she undertook health technology assessments commissioned by the Department of Health. She has published around 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, written chapters in two clinical practice guidelines and over 30 health technology assessment reports that have directly influenced national policy decisions on new medicines and services.


My Sessions

Primary prevention versus early detection of melanoma – assessing healthcare costs, quality of life and survival outcomes in the long-run

Plenary 4


Screening for Skin Cancer Prevention   Presentation Titles: 15:30 – 15:55 | Skin Cancer Screening in Germany – efficacy and effectiveness | Alexander Katalinic 15:55 – 16:00 | Expert comments | Alan Geller 16:00 – 16:25 | Primary prevention or early detection of melanoma – what gives us the most bang for the buck? | Louisa […]