Associate Professor Tracy Comans

NHMRC Research Fellow

Centre for Health Services Research
Faculty of Medicine
t.comans@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3176 5330

Overview

Dr Tracy Comans is a NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellow in the Centre for Health Services Research, University of Queensland and an adjunct Research Fellow in Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Her research involves applying economic models to investigate the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions and leading and developing health services research focussing on older people, allied health and rehabilitation services. She has degrees in physiotherapy and economics (Hons) with a clinical background as a physiotherapist with special interests in aged care, dementia and rehabilitation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor Economics, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

  • This project will develop a quality of life instrument for economic evaluation of health care programs that uses pictures rather than written questions. The instrument will be designed to be easier to complete for those with cognitive decline / dementia or other issues that affect written communication.

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Publications

Book

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • This project will develop a quality of life instrument for economic evaluation of health care programs that uses pictures rather than written questions. The instrument will be designed to be easier to complete for those with cognitive decline / dementia or other issues that affect written communication.