NICM Research Committee Member
Associate Professor Lawson is a principal health economist with the Translational Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University.
In 2017, he became a member of NICM’s Research Committee.
Associate Professor Lawson conducts economic evaluation of health and non-health sector policies to identify best value interventions, and works with decision makers to translate evidence into practice. His areas of interests are helping to operationalise the social determinants to reduce inequalities, and working with Indigenous controlled organisations.
Prior to academia, Associate Professor Lawson worked internationally for ten years as an applied economist within the public and private sectors.