MR Jay Stiles

MR Jay Stiles


  • Decision-analytic modelling
  • Economic evaluation
  • Health economics
  • Research ethics



  • Jay Stiles is a health economist at the Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH). He is currently collaborating with the Melbourne Genomic Health Alliance where he is evaluating new genomic sequencing technologies. He is a member of the MSPGH Human Ethics Advisory Group (HEAG). He was previously the resident health economist at the National Ageing Research Institute. Mr Stiles is also a research staff member of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research where he is contributing to the 'Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life' research stream. Jay is involved in teaching 'Health Economics’, ‘Economic Evaluation’ and 'Economics of Ageing' and supervises Masters of Public Health students. He holds an honorary appointment with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute where he is conducting research into the quality of life of people who experience Huntington’s disease. He is a member of the Health Technology Assessment Group who performs evaluations for the Medical Services Advisory Committee. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, he was Chair of the HEAG at Cohealth and was also employed as a community health podiatrist and specialised in high-risk diabetes wound care. Jay completed a Master of Health Economics at Deakin University where he conducted a research thesis on the cost-effectiveness of stepped-care for the treatment of anxiety disorders. His thesis contributed to stream one of the NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health Systems Improvement.   


Member of

  • Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG). Member 2018 -
  • Bolton Clarke Human Research Ethics Committee. Member 2018 -
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Member 2018 -
  • Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Human Ethics Advisory Group. Member 2017 -
  • Australian Health Economics Society (AHES). Member 2016 -
  • International Health Economics Association (iHEA). Member 2016 -



Education and training

  • MHealthEc, Deakin University 2017
  • BPod, La Trobe University 2010

Awards and honors

  • Golden Key International Honour Society, 2016