Dr Lei Si

Lei SiPosition

Associate Professor in Health Services Management


Dr Lei Si is an Associate Professor in Health Services Management at Western Sydney University. He is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health and an Adjunct Professor at Nanjing Medical University. Lei has previously held an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship.

Dr Si undertakes research that employs health economics methods to promote efficient and equitable distribution of healthcare sources. He has extensive experience in cost-of-illness analysis, quality-of-life research, and health economic evaluation alongside clinical trials and model-based health economic evaluation. Dr Si has published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Many studies were published in top health economics or clinical research journals such as Circulation, Value in Health, BMJ Global Health, Osteoporosis International, Quality of Life Research and Pharmacoeconomics. Lei's work has successfully attracted competitive funding from the NHMRC and MRFF (Australia), CIHR (Canada), NSFC (China), CMB (US), etc.

Dr Si serves as an Associate Editor for BMJ Global Health and is on the editorial boards of International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases and Frontiers in Public Health. He has been an External Evaluator of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC).

Research Interests

  • Health Services Management
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Health Economics
  • Health Systems Research
  • Quality of Life
  • Systematic Review

Qualifications & Recognition

  • PhD University of Tasmania
  • MSc Heidelberg University
  • MMgtSci Anhui Medical University


  • China Health Policy and Management Society
  • ISPOR Sydney Student/ECR Chapter

Research & Publications

  • For a complete list of my publications please see my publications page (opens in a new window)

Contact Details

Telephone+61 2 4620 3655