Ms Danielle Lang

Ms Danielle Lang

Research Academic

School of Medicine and Public Health (Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology)

Career Summary

Biography

Danielle is the director of the Newcastle Evaluation Group, which provides expert clinical and economic analysis to the Commonwealth Government to inform decisions regarding new medicines for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Danielle first joined the Newcastle Evaluation Group as a health economist in 1998 and has gained extensive experience in economic modelling. Danielle has had a key role in developing economic evaluation teaching materials for the World Health Organization and has delivered these through short courses in low and middle income countries including South Africa, Hungary, Turkey, Thailand, Jordan and Uganda. Danielle has had reports of her scholarly work published in journals such as the Lancet and PLOS Medicine. She currently teaches post-graduate health economics and economic evaluation at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Eval, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Economics, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • economic evaluation
  • economic modelling
  • health economics
  • pharmacoeconomics

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia
Research Academic University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
PUBH6260 Clinical Economics
The University of Newcastle
Course coordinator 1/07/2003 - 19/09/2015
PUBH6250 Health Economics
The University of Newcastle
Course Coordinator 1/01/2004 - 19/09/2015
PUBH6290 Economic evaluation of health care
University of Newcastle
(previously PUBH6260 Clinical Economics)
Course Coordinator 1/07/2015 - 19/09/2015
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (7 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2007 Salkeld G, Henry DA, Hill SR, Lang DL, Freemantle N, D'Assuncao J, 'What drives health-care spending priorities? An international survey of health-care professionals', Plos Medicine, 4 256-259 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040094
Co-authors Mddah01
2003 Henry DA, Lang DL, 'Published pharmacoeconomic analyses: science or marketing?', Internal Medicine Journal, 33 404-404 (2003) [C3]
Co-authors Mddah01
2003 Lang DL, Lopert R, Hill SR, 'Use of pharmacoeconomics in prescribing research. Part 5: modelling - beyond clinical trials', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS, 28 433-439 (2003)
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-2710.2003.00458.x
Citations Scopus - 12Web of Science - 10
2003 Lopert R, Lang DL, Hill SR, 'Use of pharmacoeconomics in prescribing research. Part 3: cost-effectiveness analysis - a technique for decision-making at the margin', Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 28 243-249 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-2710.2003.00465.x
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5
2003 Robertson J, Lang DL, Hill SR, 'Use of pharmacoeconomics in prescribing research. Part 1: costs - moving beyond the acquisition price for drugs', Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 28 73-79 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-2710.2003.00452.x
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 6
2002 Lopert R, Lang DL, Hill SR, Henry DA, 'Differential pricing of drugs: a role for cost-effectiveness analysis?', The Lancet, 359 2105-2107 (2002) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 17Web of Science - 15
Co-authors Mddah01
1999 Whitworth J, Lang DL, Henry DA, 'Cost-effectiveness Analysis in the Treatment of Hypertension: A Medical View', Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, 21(5-6) 999-1008 (1999) [C1]
Co-authors Mddah01
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 5
Total funding $3,943,974

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20141 grants / $53,923

Quotation for the provision of an evaluation of PBS Authority Required medicines using the Deed of Standing Offer SON 1503111 for the supply of PBS Medicines Review services$53,923

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Ms Danielle Lang, Doctor Jane Robertson
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400929
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20131 grants / $20,800

DoH Tender - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Medicines Review Panel$20,800

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Ms Danielle Lang, Doctor Jane Robertson
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1300519
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20121 grants / $3,825,233

External Evaluation of PBAC Submissions RFT 086/1112 $3,825,233

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Doctor Jane Robertson, Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Barrie Stokes, Mr Marc Bevan, Mr Rob Bell, Mrs Feili Zhao
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1101212
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20041 grants / $1,066

2nd International Conference on Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM2004), 30 March - 2 April 2004, Thailand$1,066

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Ms Danielle Lang
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0183884
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20001 grants / $42,952

Local evaluation of the after hours primary medical care trial at Maitland Hospital.$42,952

Funding body: Hunter Urban Division of General Practice

Funding body Hunter Urban Division of General Practice
Project Team Conjoint Professor Dianne O'Connell, Ms Danielle Lang, Ms B Pekarsky
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180200
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y
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Ms Danielle Lang

Positions

Research Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology

Contact Details

Email danielle.lang@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 1276
Fax (02) 4960 2088

Office

Room NM2-545
Building Calvary Mater Newcastle Level 5 - New Med 2
Location Mater Hospital

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