Dr Phillip Gould

Dr Phillip Gould is the First Assistant Secretary, Health Economics and Research Division and Chief Data Officer in the Department of Health.Phillip is passionate about strengthening the Department’s evidence based approach to decision making, through funding new health research, improving the use of health data across the Commonwealth and State and Territories and economic modelling. 

Phillip's is responsible for the continued development of the Department’s strategic economic outlook across Australia’s health system and providing specialised modelling, costings for the Commonwealth’s health and aged care programs. Additionally, Phillip has oversight of the administration of the Medical Research Future Fund 10 year plan and Biomedical Translation Fund.

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