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Webinar on Qualitative Research, 14 Feb

Good morning and Happy New Year. We hope you managed to have a good break.

Our first webinar of the year will be presented by Dr Gisselle Gallego on Thursday 14 February at 11am:

Basic principles of qualitative health research

The purpose of this webinar is to introduce attendees to qualitative research and how it can be used gain a rich understanding of the patient perspective regarding disease burden and treatment. We will define qualitative research, describe the differences between qualitative and quantitative study designs and explain when and how qualitative methods could be used. Prior experience with qualitative research is not a prerequisite. This is an introductory webinar.

Learning objectives

By the end of this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Define qualitative research
  • Understand the difference between a qualitative and a quantitative study
  • Understand when and how qualitative methods should be used.
  • Discuss the main types of qualitative methods

The webinar would suit not only researchers keen to explore the use of qualitative methods, but also those working in market access, health policy and health technology assessment who would like to gain an understanding of how qualitative methods can drive a more patient centred approach to healthcare delivery.

Webinar presenter

Dr Gisselle Gallego is a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Medicine, The University of Notre Dame Sydney, Australia. She is is a clinical and health services researcher and has experience in using applied qualitative and mixed methods research to inform practice and policy for improved patient-centred outcomes. She has taught qualitative health research methods both in Australia and overseas. She is a researcher and community organiser with strong focus towards improving the health of disadvantaged populations.

This webinar is FREE to members of ISPOR or $25 for non-members. Please register your interest by emailing We will send you link-in details closer to the time.

Joining ISPOR (NZ): If you’re not a member of ISPOR (NZ) but would like to be, please get in touch. Webinars are free for members and the cost of attending meetings and workshops is discounted. (Membership is free for students.)