This report card was produced in partnership with the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance, Deakin University, and Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine with support from Sun Life Vietnam as part of its purpose of helping people live healthier lives.

Report Card Leaders

Phuong Nguyen, Ph.D. Candidate, MPH, MHHSMMs Phuong Nguyen has a Master of Public Health & Master of Human Services Management degree (2014 - from Deakin University). She is currently a full-time Doctor of Philosophy candidate at Deakin University as well as a Research Fellow in Deakin Health Economics (DHE).

Phuong Nguyen’s research focuses on the economic evaluation of obesity and sedentary behaviour prevention interventions. She contributed to numbers of economic evaluation studies for the NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Obesity Policy and Food Systems (APP1041020). The ACE-Obesity Policy team was recently awarded the CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia) award for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Team Research. She has also involved in the WHO-STOPS Childhood Obesity trial funded by a NHMRC Partnership Project (#1114118) and currently working on the other two trials to reduce sitting time in workplaces setting (Be-Up-Standing ACTRN12617000682347; and OPTIMISE). She has published 10 peer-reviewed journal articles and five research reports.

Long Le, Ph.D., MPH, MHHSMDr Long Le is a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University Health Economics Group (MUHEG). Previously, he was an Alfred Deakin Research Fellow at Deakin Health Economics, Deakin University. He obtained his PhD from Deakin University in 2018, focusing on evaluating cost-effectiveness of preventive and treatment interventions for eating disorders. He is also an external scientific writer for the Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. He has extensive academic and research experience in trial-based economic evaluations and has a strong focus on modelling techniques to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of interventions for mental disorders. He currently provides support with the design, conduct and analysis of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials across various health conditions. Notably, Dr Le is currently co-leading the NHMRC-Ideas Grant (APP1183225) to evaluate the cost effectiveness of preventive interventions for high BMI and eating disorders from 2020-2022. Dr Le has a highly competitive track-record, as demonstrated by his publications (45 peer reviewed journal articles and several commissioned research reports).