Deborah Schofield

Professor

1994 …2022
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Biography

Professor Deborah Schofield is the inaugural Director of GenIMPACT: Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine, in the Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economics, at Macquarie University. Professor Schofield has established herself is one of a handful of international leaders in the new field of economics of genomic medicine. She has been awarded more than $100 million in grant funding and has published over 200 papers. Although she has worked as an economist for two decades, Professor Schofield commenced her career as a Speech Pathologist running a paediatric clinic where she worked with children with developmental disorders and disabilities.  

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Projects 1995 2022

Critical illness in children: Can we afford to neglect the psychosocial risks? The impact, acceptability, and costeffectiveness of routine psychosocial assessment and stepped care for families of infants with heart disease

Kasparian, N., Schofield, D., Austin, M., Winlaw, D. S., Girgis, A., Sholler, G. F., Rose, D., Blake, J., Descallar, J., Leclair, K., Walker, K., Reilly, N. & Bryant, R.

22/10/1831/12/20

Project: Other

A Centre of Research Excellence in Adolescent Health: Making health services work for adolescents in a digital age. [Funded by NHMRC; Total Awarded; $2,500,000 APP1134894]

Steinbeck, K., Skinner, S. R., Sanci, L., Schofield, D., Brooks, F., Dawson, A., Ivers, R. Q., Perry, L., Liu, B., Collin, P., Third, A., Mooney-Somers, J., Straker, L., Baur, L. A., Kang, M., Hazell, P., Gibson, S., Eades, S. & Sawyer, S. M.

13/02/1831/10/22

Project: Research

EPIC-ID: The economic and social impacts of genetic sequencing for intellectual disability

Schofield, D., Roscioli, T., Mattick, J. S., Dinger, M., Kasparian, N., Barlow-Stewart, K., Cowley, M. J., Field, M., Buckley, M., Shrestha, R., Kirk, E., Petrie, D. & Sachdev, R.

1/02/1830/11/20

Project: Research

Research Output 1994 2018

Microsimulation
Health
Model
History
Model Error
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Neoplasms
Mutation
Costs and Cost Analysis
MEDLINE

Does genomic sequencing early in the diagnostic trajectory make a difference? A follow-up study of clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness

Stark, Z., Schofield, D., Martyn, M., Rynehart, L., Shrestha, R., Alam, K., Lunke, S., Tan, T. Y., Gaff, C. L. & White, S. M. 15 May 2018 In : Genetics in Medicine. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exome
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Costs and Cost Analysis
Disclosure
Taxes
Caregivers
taxes
Patient Care
Chronic Disease

Economic evaluation of genomic sequencing in the paediatric population: a critical review

Alam, K. & Schofield, D. 2018 In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 26, 9, p. 1241-1247 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Pediatrics
Population
Health Policy
Checklist

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

NCDMod: a microsimulation model exploring the economic impacts of obesity interventions in Australia

Sharyn Lymer (Speaker), Schofield, D. (Speaker), Stephen Colagiuri (Speaker), Crystal Man Ying Lee (Speaker)
14 Oct 201515 Oct 2015

Activity: Oral presentation