Dennis is a Senior Research Fellow and an ARC DECRA Fellow in the Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne. For 5 years he was a Lecturer in Health Economics at the University of Dundee, UK.
He has published extensively on the economics of illicit drugs and alcohol, the longitudinal measurement and evaluation of health inequalities and has been involved in a number of economic evaluations of healthcare interventions. He has 42 publications to date (38 since 2009), and have consistently published in the top health economics journals, with multiple papers in the Journal of Health Economics (3), Health Economics (3) and Social Science & Medicine (2) and also high impact medical journals including PLOS Medicine, Diabetes Care and Epidemiology. He specialises in analysing large and complex datasets to improve health policy decisions.
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Adding An Electronic-Cigarette To Standard Behavioural Treatment For Low-Socioeconomic Sta..
The effects of reduced copayments on discontinuation and adherence failure to statin medic..
UNDERSTANDING THE VERTICAL EQUITY JUDGEMENTS UNDERPINNING HEALTH INEQUALITY MEASURES
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Outcomes of Treatment for Hepatitis C in Primary Care, Compared to Hospital-based Care: A Randomized, Controlled Trial in People Who Inject Drugs.
Amanda J Wade, Joseph S Doyle, Edward Gane, Catherine Stedman, Bridget Draper, David Iser, Stuart K Roberts, William Kemp, Dennis Petrie, Nick Scott, Peter Higgs, Paul A Agius, Janine Roney, Lisa Stothers, Alexander J Thompson, Margaret E Hellard
Journal article | 2020 | Clinical Infectious Diseases
BACKGROUND: To achieve the World Health Organization hepatitis C virus (HCV) elimination targets, it is essential to increase acce..
Hierarchical Models for International Comparisons Smoking, Disability, and Social Inequality in 21 European Countries
George Disney, Lyle Gurrin, Zoe Aitken, Eric Emerson, Allison Milner, Anne Kavanagh, Dennis Petrie
Journal article | 2020 | Epidemiology
BACKGROUND: International comparisons of social inequalities in health outcomes and behaviors are challenging. Due to the level of..
Does mental health-related discrimination predict health service use 2 years later? Findings from an Australian national survey
Nicola J Reavley, Amy J Morgan, Dennis Petrie, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2020 | Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
PURPOSE: Stigma and discrimination are central concerns for people with mental health problems. The aim of the study was to carry ..
A cost-effectiveness analysis of primary versus hospital-based specialist care for direct acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment
Anna Y Palmer, Amanda J Wade, Bridget Draper, Jessica Howell, Joseph S Doyle, Dennis Petrie, Alexander J Thompson, David P Wilson, Margaret E Hellard, Nick Scott
Journal article | 2020 | International Journal of Drug Policy
BACKGROUND: Hepatitis C virus elimination may be possible by scaling up direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment. Due to the safety..
Valuing preferences for treating screen detected ductal carcinoma in situ
Hannah L Bromley, G Bruce Mann, Dennis Petrie, Carolyn Nickson, Daniel Rea, Tracy E Roberts
Journal article | 2019 | European Journal of Cancer
BACKGROUND: Mammographic screening reduces breast cancer mortality but may lead to the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of low-risk..
Fresh Red Cells for Transfusion in Critically Ill Adults: An Economic Evaluation of the Standard Issue Transfusion Versus Fresher Red-Cell Use in Intensive Care (TRANSFUSE) Clinical Trial
Adam Irving, Alisa Higgins, Bridget Ady, Rinaldo Bellomo, D James Cooper, Craig French, Dashiell Gantner, Anthony Harris, David O Irving, Lynne Murray, Alistair Nichol, Dennis Petrie, Zoe K McQuilten
Journal article | 2019 | Critical Care Medicine
Treatment access is only the first step to hepatitis C elimination: experience of universal anti-viral treatment access in Australia
Joseph S Doyle, Nick Scott, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Alisa E Pedrana, Alexander J Thompson, Margaret E Hellard, Paul Dietze, Emma McBryde, William Sievert, Mark Stoove, Peter Higgs, Denis Petrie, Peter Vickerman
Journal article | 2019 | Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Do psychosocial job stressors influence mental health service use? Evidence from an Australian cohort
Allison Milner, Dennis Petrie, Anthony D LaMontagne, Peter Butterworth
Journal article | 2019 | Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Objectives There is strong evidence of a relationship between psychosocial job stressors and mental health at the population leve..
Brief intervention on Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol and Physical (SNAP) inactivity for smoking relapse prevention after release from smoke-free prisons: a study protocol for a multicentre, investigator-blinded, randomised controlled trial
Xingzhong Jin, Stuart A Kinner, Robyn Hopkins, Emily Stockings, Ryan J Courtney, Anthony Shakeshaft, Dennis Petrie, Timothy Dobbins, Kate Dolan
Journal article | 2018 | BMJ Open
Providing Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy in Primary Care Increases Treatment Uptake: Results from the Prime Study, a Randomized Controlled Trial, Comparing the Hepatitis C Care Cascade in Primary Care Versus Tertiary Care.
Amanda Wade, Joseph Doyle, Edward J Gane, Catherine A Stedman, Bridget Draper, David M Iser, Stuart Keith Roberts, William W Kemp, Dennis Petrie, Nick Scott, Peter Higgs, Paul A Agius, Janine J Roney, Lisa Stothers, Alexander JV Thompson, Margaret E Hellard
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | HEPATOLOGY
Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men
Iain K Crombie, Linda Irvine, Brian Williams, Falko F Sniehotta, Dennis Petrie, Claire Jones, John Norrie, Josie MM Evans, Carol Emslie, Peter M Rice, Peter W Slane, Gerry Humphris, Ian W Ricketts, Ambrose J Melson, Peter T Donnan, Simona M Hapca, Andrew McKenzie, Marcus Achison
Journal article | 2018 | Addiction
Predictors of inpatient rehabilitation after total knee replacement: an analysis of private hospital claims data.
Chris Schilling, Catherine Keating, Anna Barker, Stephen F Wilson, Dennis Petrie
Journal article | 2018 | Medical Journal of Australia
OBJECTIVE: To investigate inpatient rehabilitation rates after private total knee replacements (TKRs) in Australia since 2009; to ..
Community-based provision of direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C: study protocol and challenges of a randomized controlled trial
AJ Wade, JS Doyle, E Gane, C Stedman, B Draper, D Iser, SK Roberts, W Kemp, D Petrie, N Scott, P Higgs, PA Agius, J Roney, L Stothers, AJ Thompson, ME Hellard
Journal article | 2018 | Trials
Combining fixed effects and instrumental variable approaches for estimating the effect of psychosocial job quality on mental health: evidence from 13 waves of a nationally representative cohort study
Allison Milner, Zoe Aitken, Anne Kavanagh, Anthony D LaMontagne, Frank Pega, Dennis Petrie
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Public Health
The Impact of Regression to the Mean on Economic Evaluation in Quasi-Experimental Pre-Post Studies: The Example of Total Knee Replacement Using Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Chris Schilling, Dennis Petrie, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter F Choong, Philip Clarke
Journal article | 2017 | Health Economics
Australian general practitioners initiate statin therapy primarily on the basis of lipid levels; New Zealand general practitioners use absolute risk
Chris Schilling, Josh Knight, Duncan Mortimer, Dennis Petrie, Philip Clarke, John Chalmers, Andrew Kerr, Rod Jackson
Journal article | 2017 | Health Policy
Erratum to: Methods for evaluating medical tests and biomarkers.
Gowri Gopalakrishna, Miranda Langendam, Rob Scholten, Patrick Bossuyt, Mariska Leeflang, Anna Noel-Storr, James Thomas, Iain Marshall, Byron Wallace, Penny Whiting, Clare Davenport, Mariska Leeflang, Gowri GopalaKrishna, Isabel de Salis, Sue Mallett, Robert Wolff, Penny Whiting, Richard Riley, Marie Westwood, Jos Kleinen, et al.
Journal article | 2017 | Diagnostic and Prognostic Research
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Persistent and contemporaneous effects of job stressors on mental health: a study testing multiple analytic approaches across 13 waves of annually collected cohort data
Allison Milner, Zoe Aitken, Anne Kavanagh, Anthony D LaMontagne, Dennis Petrie
Journal article | 2016 | Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Data feedback and behavioural change intervention to improve primary care prescribing safety (EFIPPS): multicentre, three arm, cluster randomised controlled trial
Bruce Guthrie, Kimberley Kavanagh, Chris Robertson, Karen Barnett, Shaun Treweek, Dennis Petrie, Lewis Ritchie, Marion Bennie
Journal article | 2016 | BMJ
A mobile phone intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men: study protocol for a randomised controlled cost-effectiveness trial
Iain K Crombie, Linda Irvine, Brian Williams, Falko F Sniehotta, Dennis Petrie, Josie MM Evans, Carol Emslie, Claire Jones, Ian W Ricketts, Gerry Humphris, John Norrie, Peter Rice, Peter W Slane
Journal article | 2014 | Trials
Effective Feedback to Improve Primary Care Prescribing Safety (EFIPPS) a pragmatic three-arm cluster randomised trial: designing the intervention (ClinicalTrials.gov registration NCT01602705)
Karen N Barnett, Marion Bennie, Shaun Treweek, Christopher Robertson, Dennis J Petrie, Lewis D Ritchie, Bruce Guthrie
Journal article | 2014 | IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
The Effectiveness of Community Action in Reducing Risky Alcohol Consumption and Harm: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial
Anthony Shakeshaft, Christopher Doran, Dennis Petrie, Courtney Breen, Alys Havard, Ansari Abudeen, Elissa Harwood, Anton Clifford, Catherine D'Este, Stuart Gilmour, Rob Sanson-Fisher
Journal article | 2014 | PLoS Medicine
Spatial structures of health outcomes and health behaviours in Scotland: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey
Arnab Bhattacharjee, Taps Maiti, Dennis Petrie
Scholarly edition | 2014
Socioeconomic characteristics, health behaviours, and the utilisation and quality of healthcare are prime examples of socioeconomi..
Does Increasing Community and Liquor Licensees' Awareness, Police Activity, and Feedback Reduce Alcohol-Related Violent Crime? A Benefit-Cost Analysis
Hector Jose Navarro, Anthony Shakeshaft, Christopher M Doran, Dennis J Petrie
Journal article | 2013 | International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
A cluster randomised stepped wedge trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted information technology-based intervention in reducing high-risk prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiplatelets in primary medical care: The DQIP study protocol
Tobias Dreischulte, Aileen Grant, Peter Donnan, Colin McCowan, Peter Davey, Dennis Petrie, Shaun Treweek, Bruce Guthrie
Journal article | 2012 | Implementation Science
The efficiency of a volumetric alcohol tax in Australia.
Joshua Byrnes, Dennis J Petrie, Christopher M Doran, Anthony Shakeshaft
Journal article | 2012 | Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
BACKGROUND: In Australia and elsewhere, fiscal measures such as alcohol taxation are a commonly used intervention and cost-effecti..
Tackling alcohol misuse: purchasing patterns affected by minimum pricing for alcohol.
Anne Ludbrook, Dennis Petrie, Lynda McKenzie, Shelley Farrar
Journal article | 2012 | Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption is associated with a range of health and social harms that increase with the level of consumption...
Households' willingness to pay for a motorcycle helmet in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Khanh H Pham, Quynh X Le Thi, Dennis J Petrie, Jon Adams, Christopher M Doran
Journal article | 2008 | Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
BACKGROUND: Injuries caused by both non-use of and substandard helmets in motorcycle accidents place a substantial cost on both th..
Text message intervention to reduce frequency of binge drinking among disadvantaged men: the TRAM RCT
Iain K Crombie, Linda Irvine, Brian Williams, Falko F Sniehotta, Dennis J Petrie, Claire Jones, John Norrie, Josie MM Evans, Carol Emslie, Peter M Rice, Peter W Slane, Gerry Humphris, Ian W Ricketts, Ambrose J Melson, Peter T Donnan, Andrew McKenzie, Li Huang, Marcus Achison
Report | Public Health Research
Background Socially disadvantaged men are more likely to binge drink frequently and to experience high levels of..
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