Dr Norma Bulamu

Senior Research Fellow

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Norma B. Bulamu is a post-doctoral research fellow with the Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) Cancer centre within Flinders University. Her research interests are in the measurement and valuation of health and quality of life outcomes, patient and consumer preferences for health and economic evaluations in health care. Dr Bulamu's current research is in the area of cancer prevention, surveillance, treatment and survivorship.

Dr Bulamu has published in peer-reviewed high impact journals including Health and Quality of Life Outcomes and the Biomedical Central series. She is a member of the International Health Economics Association, the International Society of Pharmaceutical and Outcomes Research and the Australian Health Economics Society.


PhD, Health Economics, Flinders University

Master of Public Health, University of Melbourne

BSc Pharmacy, Makerere University

Key responsibilities

Dr Bulamu's role is to undertake specialist health economics research aligned with the research themes within FHMRI cancer, particularly upper and lower gastrointestinal cancers and prostate cancer. These projects include understanding preferences for cancer surveillance and treatment, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes for people undergoing surveillance and treatment, health resource utilisation, as well as demonstrating the cost-effectiveness of surveillance and treatment interventions in this population.