Tran Dam Anh PhD – Health Economist  

Dr Tran Dam Anh is a Research Fellow/Health Economist at NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney. Dr Anh Tran received Postdoctoral Fellowship from International AIDS Society-National Institute for Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health (IAS-NIDA) in the US in 2013. She conducted her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Richard Ivey School of Business, Western Ontario University, Canada (2014-2015). She was awarded Doctor of Philosophy specialty in Health Economics at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2014. Before working at CTC, she was working at National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and Kirby Institute. She obtained her Masters of Health Economics at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.



Bachelor of Pharmacy – Hanoi University of Pharmacy

Master of Public Health – University of Queensland

Doctor of Philosophy – University of New South Wales


Research Interests

Within-trial health economic evaluation

Health economic modelling: Decision trees, Markov models, dynamic compartmental models, Quantitative research methods: Systematic reviews, meta-analysis, and statistical analysis

Software: SAS, TreeAge, Matlab, Excel


Selected Publications

Morton RL, Tran A, Vessey JY, Rowbotham N, Winstanley J, Shannon K, Spillane AJ, Stretch J,  Thompson JF, Saw R P-M. Quality of life following sentinel node biopsy surgery for primary cutaneous melanoma: Health economic implications. Accepted Annals of Surgical Oncology. March (2017).

Tran, D. A., Wilson, D. P., Shakeshaft, al.Cost-Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy Expansion strategies in Vietnam.AIDS Patient Care and STDs28, 365-371, doi:10.1089/apc.2014.0016 (2014).

Tran, D. A., Wilson, D. P., Shakeshaft, al.Determinants of virological failure after 1 year’s antiretroviral therapy in Vietnamese people with HIV: findings from a retrospective cohort of 13 outpatient clinics in six provinces.Sexually Transmitted Infections90, 538-544, doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051353 (2014).

Tran, D. A., Shakeshaft, A., Ngo, A. al.Determinants of antiretroviral therapy initiation and treatment outcomes for people living with HIV in Vietnam.HIV clinical trials14, 21-33 (2013).

Tran, D. A., Ngo, A. D., Shakeshaft, al.Trends in and Determinants of Loss to Follow Up and Early Mortality in a Rapid Expansion of the Antiretroviral Treatment Program in Vietnam: Findings from 13 Outpatient Clinics.PLoS ONE8, e73181, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073181 (2013).

Tran, D. A., Shakeshaft, A., Ngo, A. al.Structural Barriers to Timely Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment in Vietnam: Findings from Six Outpatient Clinics.PLoS ONE7, e51289, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051289 (2012).

Rao, C., Osterberger, B.,Anh, T. D. et al. Compiling mortality statistics from civil registration systems in Viet Nam: the long road ahead.Bulletin of the World Health Organization 88, 58-65, doi:10.2471/BLT.08.061630 (2010).