Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is the leading independent scholarly voice on health policy in Australia. It brings together scholars and practitioners with broad expertise in health policy, economics and health services research to produce high-quality analyses of current health policy issues, deliver annual public seminars, education programs and undertake comprehensive research projects. MCHP’s research program addresses five themes that include policies for health futures, value in health care, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.


Ground breaking study published: Francisco Schneuer & Natasha Nassar

June 2016 New Paper: Maternal first trimester serum levels of free-beta human chorionic gonadotropin and male genital anomalies

MCHP researchers use routinely collected health information as a powerful and cost effective tool to explore disease pathways in early fetal development.

Federal budget 2016: health experts react

Associate Professor Jim Gillespie

4 May 2016: Associate Professor Jim Gillespie contributes to an article in The Conversation where experts react to the 2016 Federal Budget. Click here to read the article

Menzies Centre for Health Policy - leadership announcement

Professsor Adam Elshaug

March 2016: It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Adam Elshaug on his promotion to Professor of Health Policy, in the University of Sydney, School of Public Health. Adam has also agreed to take on the role of Co-Director of the Sydney Menzies Centre for Health Policy. His appointment will strengthen MCHP leadership given Professor Andrew Wilson's commitments to chairing the PBAC and Associate Professor Jim Gillespie's new role as the Sub-Dean Higher Degree Research, School of Public Health.