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Research Biography

Dr Milte's current appointment is Matthew Flinders Senior Research Fellow, Caring Futures Institute Flinders University. She is an Early-Career Researcher with a growing national and emerging international reputation in innovative health services research. She has proven experience in undertaking high quality economic evaluations along-side clinical trials, and analysis of health care expenditure in the context of the Australian health system. SHe is currently leading the economic evaluation component of 10 NHMRC/MRFF-funded clinical trials.

Dr Milte has extensive experience in undertaking economic evaluations with under-served groups, including specialised patient populations such as rehabilitation patients with complex needs, frail older adults, adults living with severe mental illness, and indigenous Australians living with dementia. She have put an emphasis on translating my growing experience and track record from these projects into developing an independent research career, having successfully attracted over $6.6 million in research funding including from the MRFF, NHMRC, ARC and EuroQol Foundation.

Additionally she has extensive experience in the development of instruments for person-centred outcome measurement, and the use of instruments to measure quality of life and quality of care from self-report and proxy report perspectives. She is also experienced in the use of Discrete Choice Experiments with consumers to understand their preferences for health and aged care services.  

Research Interests

Aged care

Nutrition and dietary interventions for older adults

Restorative models of care for older adults (including those with cognitive impairment)

Health care costs and economic evaluation of healthcare interventions

Completed Supervisions

Associate Supervisions:
  • PhD- Health economics (1)


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Health and social care economics
  • Health sciences
  • Healthy ageing and aged care

Supervisory Interests

  • Health economic evaluation
  • Nutritional health of older adults
  • Rehabilitation and aged care
  • Health services research


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