Conjoint Senior Lecturer and Coordinator for the GRAND (Gonorrhoea Resistance Assessment by Nucleic Acid Detection) 2 Study at The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. Medical Epidemiologist at the Directorate for Planning, Population Health and Equity at South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. Previously worked as a Sexual Health Physician at Sydney Hospital, St George Hospital and other hospitals in the Sydney metro area.
PhD completed in 2015, which focused on HIV epidemiology in Australia and the implementation and evaluation of HIV point-of-care testing in sexual health clinics in Sydney, NSW. PhD scholarship funded by Australian Rotary Health, Sydney CBD Rotary Club and The Kirby Institute.
Research Interests: Epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Point-of-care testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Diagnostic test evaluation.
Broad Research Areas: Sexual Health, Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases
Qualifications: MB BCh, MMed(STD/HIV), PhD, FAChSHM, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
Society Memberships & Professional Activities: Fellow, Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Member, Training Committee in Sexual Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Member, Royal College of General Practitioners; Member, Executive Committee, Practitioners Association of Sexual Health and HIV Network for Education and Training; Member, Australasian Society for HIV Medicine; Member, International AIDS Society.
Specific Research Keywords: Sexual Health, HIV Testing, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Point-of-care Testing.