Dr Skye McGregor is a public health epidemiologist with a focus on surveillance and prevention of sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses. She leads production of the national sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses annual surveillance report for Australia. These reports provide a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia. Over the past 10 years Skye has also been involved in a number of research projects at the Kirby Institute, which include a cluster randomised trial of best practice STI care in remote Aboriginal communities, HIV community-based surveillance in culturally and linguistically diverse groups, a government-funded evaluation of the Australian HPV vaccination program, and a review of the epidemiology of HTLV-1 in Oceania and Pacific. She completed her PhD in 2015, which focused on research capacity building in low and middle income countries.
Dr McGregor currently supervises two doctoral candidates, and has supervised to completion a masters students. She also has extensive experience in mentoring researchers both in Australia and internationally in Cambodia and Indonesia.