Professor Paul Scuffham is a Professor of Health Economics at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, and a NHMRC Senior Research Fellow.
Paul Scuffham graduated with a PhD in economics from Otago in 1999, spent 4+ years at the University of York (UK) and returned to Australia in 2004 to further the development of health economics research. His research interests are focused on modelling the costs and benefits of health care interventions, measurement and valuation of health outcomes, priority setting, and examining evaluating methods for formally incorporating the public in health policy decision-making. His research places an emphasis on the translation of research into health policy.
He is the Director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland and former Director of the Centre for Applied Health Economics at Griffith University. He was the founding President of the Australian Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR-AC), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science.