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Dr Trudy Sullivan

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Preventive and Social Medicine
QualificationsBCom(Hons) PhD(Otago)
Research summaryHealth economics and multi-criteria decision analysis
Teaching
  • PUBH 735 Economics of Health Policy Decision Making
  • PUBH 736 Economic Evaluation

Research

Trudy is a senior lecturer in health economics in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, and a health economist at the Dunedin School of Medicine, offering health economics collaboration and advice. Trudy's main research interests are in the areas of health economics and multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA). She has used a MCDA to develop a framework that can be used by decision-makers to prioritise publicly-funded health care, and is currently using MCDA to develop frameworks for other publicly-funded services.

Publications

Stokes, T., Atmore, C., Penno, E., Richard, L., Wyeth, E., Richards, R., Doolan-Noble, F., Gray, A. R., Sullivan, T., & Gauld, R. (2019). Protocol for a mixed methods realist evaluation of regional District Health Board groupings in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 9, e030076. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030076

Hale, L., Stokes, T., Scarth, B., Mani, R., Sullivan, T., Doolan-Noble, F., Jayakaran, P., Gray, A. R., Mann, J., & Higgs, C. (2019). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the diabetes community exercise and education programme (DCEP) for long-term management of diabetes. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025578. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025578

Anderson, Y. C., Leung, W., Grant, C. C., Cave, T. L., Derraik, J. G. B., Cutfield, W. S., … Sullivan, T. A. (2018). Economic evaluation of a multi-disciplinary community-based intervention programme for New Zealand children and adolescents with obesity. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2018.04.001

Sullivan, T., Smith, J., Ombler, F., & Brayley-Morris, H. (2018). Prioritising the investigation of organised crime. Policing & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10439463.2018.1533961

Saunders, R., Seaman, K., Ashford, C., Sullivan, T., McDowall, J., Whitehead, L., … Gullick, K. (2018). An eHealth program for patients undergoing a total hip arthroplasty: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 7(6), e137. doi: 10.2196/resprot.9654

Journal - Research Article

Anderson, Y. C., Leung, W., Grant, C. C., Cave, T. L., Derraik, J. G. B., Cutfield, W. S., … Sullivan, T. A. (2018). Economic evaluation of a multi-disciplinary community-based intervention programme for New Zealand children and adolescents with obesity. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2018.04.001

Sullivan, T., Smith, J., Ombler, F., & Brayley-Morris, H. (2018). Prioritising the investigation of organised crime. Policing & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10439463.2018.1533961

Knowles, S., & Sullivan, T. (2017). Does charity begin at home or overseas? Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 46(5), 944-962. doi: 10.1177/0899764017703710

Edgar, F., McAndrew, I., & Sullivan, T. (2017). Alcohol: The impact on work and workers. Journal of Health, Safety & Environment, 33(3), 241.

Sullivan, T., & Hansen, P. (2017). Determining criteria and weights for prioritizing health technologies based on the preferences of the general population: A New Zealand pilot study. Value in Health, 20(4), 679-686. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2016.12.008

McAndrew, I., Edgar, F., & Sullivan, T. (2017). Discipline, dismissal, and the demon drink: An explosive social cocktail. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 42(2), 79-93.

Marsh, L., Cameron, C., Quigg, R., Hoek, J., Doscher, C., McGee, R., & Sullivan, T. (2016). The impact of an increase in excise tax on the retail price of tobacco in New Zealand. Tobacco Control, 25, 458-463. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052259

Sullivan, T., McDonald, M., & Thomson, S. T. (2016). Offender case management: Reducing the rate of reoffending by Māori. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 49(3), 405-421. doi: 10.1177/0004865815575398

Garces-Ozanne, A., & Sullivan, T. (2014). Expectations and reality: What you want is not always what you get. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 54(2), 78-100.

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Journal - Research Other

Stokes, T., Atmore, C., Penno, E., Richard, L., Wyeth, E., Richards, R., Doolan-Noble, F., Gray, A. R., Sullivan, T., & Gauld, R. (2019). Protocol for a mixed methods realist evaluation of regional District Health Board groupings in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 9, e030076. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030076

Hale, L., Stokes, T., Scarth, B., Mani, R., Sullivan, T., Doolan-Noble, F., Jayakaran, P., Gray, A. R., Mann, J., & Higgs, C. (2019). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the diabetes community exercise and education programme (DCEP) for long-term management of diabetes. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025578. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025578

Saunders, R., Seaman, K., Ashford, C., Sullivan, T., McDowall, J., Whitehead, L., … Gullick, K. (2018). An eHealth program for patients undergoing a total hip arthroplasty: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 7(6), e137. doi: 10.2196/resprot.9654

Robertson, L., Cameron, C., Hoek, J. A., Sullivan, T., Marsh, L., Peterson, E., & Gendall, P. (2018). Prevalence and characteristics of tobacco purchases in convenience stores: Results of a postpurchase intercept survey in Dunedin, New Zealand [Brief report]. Tobacco Control. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054643

Derrett, S., Harcombe, H., Wyeth, E., Davie, G., Samaranayaka, A., Hansen, P., … Sullivan, T., Wilson, S., & Barson, D. (2017). Subsequent Injury Study (SInS): Improving outcomes for injured New Zealanders. Injury Prevention, 23(6), 429. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042193

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