Andrew is a medical epidemiologist and a Public Health Physician. He has worked in HIV research for more than twenty years. His two main research interests are first, the transmission and prevention of HIV infection in homosexual men, and second, the intersection between infection, altered immune function and cancer. Through his membership of state and federal ministerial advisory committees, he is centrally involved in the policy response in HIV prevention in Australia.
Epidemiology and prevention of HIV infection, including behavioural and biomedical prevention. Malignancies associated with HIV infection and other immunodeficient states and infections. HPV infection and anal cancer. Epidemiological methods.
Broad Research Areas:
Cancer, Epidemiology, HIV - AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Immunology
MB BS Adel, PhD UNSW, MScEpid Lond, DipObst Flin, FAFPHM, DRACOG
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Member of the Governing Council, International AIDS Society; Member, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia; Member and past president, Australasian Society for HIV Medicine; member, Australasian Epidemiology Association; Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
Specific Research Keywords:
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Cancer, Epidemiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Infectious disease control