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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


Wang S, Gum D, Merlin TL. 2018 'Comparing the ICERs in medicine reimbursement submissions to NICE and PBAC – does the presence of an explicit threshold affect the ICER proposed?'. Value in Health. August 2018 [In Press]


Robinson M F, Mihalopoulos C, Merlin T, Roughead E. 2017 'Characteristics of Managed Entry Agreements in Australia'. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, pp. 1-10.

Gupta A, Smithers LG, Harford J, Merlin T, Braunack-Mayer A. 2017 'Associations between dietary sugar knowledge and attitudes with free sugar intake and practices: A systematic review'. Journal of Nutrition and Intermediary Metabolism, vol 8, pp. 112.

Sisnowski J, Street J, Merlin T. 2017 'Improving Food Environments and Tackling Obesity: A Realist Systematic Review of the Policy Success of Regulatory Interventions Targeting Population Nutrition'. PLOS One, vol. 12, no. 8, e0182581.

Schubert C. 2017 'Regulatory and government funding agency consideration of monetary costs to the cancer patient'. Cancer Forum, vol.41, no.2.

Kessels SJM, Newton SS, Morona JK, Merlin TL. 2017 'Safety and efficacy of wireless pH monitoring in patients suspected of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: A systematic review'. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. vol. 51, no. 9, pp. 777-788.


Merlin TL, Hiller JE, Ryan P. 2016 'Impact of the "linked evidence approach" method on policies to publicly fund diagnostic, staging and screening medical tests. Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice, vol.1, pp.1-12

Carter, D, Vogan A & Haji Ali Afazali, H, 2016 'Governments need better guidance to maximise value for money: The case of Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee'. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, vol.14, no.4, pp.401-407.


Lopes, E, Street, J, Carter, D & Merlin, T, 2015 'Involving patients in health technology funding decisions: stakeholder perspectives on processes used in Australia'. Health Expectations, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 331-344.

Varker, T, Forbes, D, Dell, L, Weston, A, Merlin, T, Hodson, S, O'Donnell, ML, 2015 'Rapid evidence assessment: Increasing the transparency of an emerging methodology'. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1199-1204.


Si, S, Moss, JR, Sullivan, TR, Newton, SS & Stocks, NP, 2014 'Effectiveness of general practice-based health checks: a systematic review and meta-analysis'. British Journal of General Practice, vol. 64, no. 618, pp. e47-e53.

Marciano, NJ, Merlin, TL, Bessen, T & Street, JM, 2014. 'To what extent are current guidelines for cutaneous melanoma follow up based on scientific evidence?', International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol 68, no. 6, pp. 761-770.

Merlin, T, Tamblyn, D & Ellery, B and the INAHTA Quality Assurance Group, 2014 'What's in a name? - Results of a survey to map the different HTA products of the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA)'. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, vol. 30, no. 4, pp.1-8.

Merlin, T, Farah, C, Schubert, C, Mitchell, A, Hiller, J & Ryan, P, 2014 'The use of the 'linked evidence approach' to guide policy on the regulation and reimbursement of personalized medicines'. Personalized Medicine, vol 11, no.4, pp. 435-448.

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