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Measuring Quality of Life in Dementia

Posted by Tracy Comans on 11 July 2016
Associate Professor Tracy Comans, Dr Kim Nguyen, Dr Sanjeewa Kularatne, Professor Wendy Moyle  have been awarded $518,238 from the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre to develop a preference based measure to value quality of life for people with a diagnosis of dementia or cognitive decline. They will use interdisciplinary expertise of consumers, policy makers and researchers. The team will work in partnership with Prof Kurrle from the University of Sydney, Prof Ratcliffe from Flinders University, Dr Rowen from University of Sheffield, UK, Brendan Mulhern from University of Technology, Sydney, and Megan Corlis from Helping Hand, Adelaide.
Tracy ComansAuthor: Tracy Comans
About: Tracy Comans is an Associate Professor with the CAHE, Griffith University, and the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Australia. Her research interests centre on developing economic models to synthesise costs and outcomes of health care interventions and leading and developing health services research with a particular focus on allied health.
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