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Dr Le is an adjunct Research Fellow with Centre for Child Health Research, UWA Medical School. She is also a Biostatistician and Data Analyst in the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Team, Telethon Kids Institute; a researcher with the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases; and adjunct Research Fellow with Curtin University. She completed her PhD in Economics at Australian National University, Master in Applied Statistics at Queensland University of Technology, and Master in Development Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and National Economics University of Vietnam. She possesses strong analytical and advanced econometric modelling skills. Dr Le’s research has been published extensively in top journals in the health and economics fields, and public reports. She was awarded one of the most distinguished fellowships available to young researchers in the field of trade and development, The Pacific Trade and Development Fellowship for Young Scholars, in 2011. Her research has been funded by prestigious competitive schemes including the Australian Research Council under the Discovery Scheme and the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases’ Scientist-Clinician Partnership seed Grant.

She is passionate about research with strong policy elements. Her current research uses large population-based linked dataset to investigate inequity in burden of diseases, vaccine impact evaluations, policy evaluations, child health and development and intergenerational transmission of health and human capital.

Besides work, she loves Australian nature and cycling along beautiful Western Australian’s Swan River with her children.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Adjunct Research Fellow

16 Feb 2022 → …

Biostatistician and Data Analyst, Telethon Kids Institute

20 May 2020 → …


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