Dr Sabine M. Deij

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

E: sabine.deij@nswcc.org.au  


Dr Sabine Deij is a health economist and a member of the Breast Cancer Group.  

She is currently involved in a variety of policy-related projects including the development of a population clinical and health economics model of breast cancer screening, as well as studies into implementing risk-based personalised screening for breast cancer. Key areas of interest are health economic evaluations of breast cancer screening and imaging technologies, in particular cost-effectiveness studies, and data visualisation.  


  • PhD (Economics), Monash University 
  • Postgraduate Course Financial Economic Policy Making, Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands) 
  • Master of Science (Economics), Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands) 

Academic affiliations 

  • Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne 

Current student supervision 


Selected key publications 

Nickson C, Procopio P, Deij S, Velentzis L, COVID-19 scenario modelling for cancer screening programs, the BreastScreen Australia Program, May 2020