Huong Le


  • The University of Western Australia (M410), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr Le is a Statistician and Data Officer at The Raine Study (a unique multi-generational longitudinal study of the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort with rich information on health and biological samples), School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia. 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. Her research has attracted significant media attentions, appearing in leading national newspapers and radios.

Dr Le serves as a reviewer for various academic journals and assessor for nationally competitive grants on multiple occasions. She is passionate about research with strong policy elements. Her current research focuses on using linked data to investigate health and socio-economics issues, including inequity in burden of diseases, vaccine impact evaluations, public health policy evaluations, child health and development and intergenerational transmission of health and human capital.

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

External positions

Biostatistician and Data Analyst, Telethon Kids Institute

20 May 2020 → …

Senior Research Officer, Telethon Kids Institute

1 Mar 2020 → …


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