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Yong Yi Lee

Mr Lee is the Project Coordinator for CREMSI and a Research Officer with the Mental Health Policy and Evaluation Group at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research in the School of Population Health, University of Queensland. He has qualifications in both public health and health economics, with a particular interest in economic evaluation methods and modelling. Mr Lee’s previous work experience include: an internship with the Health Systems Financing team at the World Health Organization; investigating the cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery for ACE Prevention; and calculating Years Lived with Disability for different disorders under the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010 study. Mr Lee is currently working across Streams 1 and 2 of the CRE to develop evidence on the cost-effectiveness of mental health interventions, with a focus on prevention and early intervention of depression. He is also working across all three Streams of the CRE to develop a novel conceptual framework that can help executive-level decision makers efficiently allocate resources in the mental health system.