Dr Dorothy Machalek

Dr Machalek is an epidemiologist and Senior Research Fellow at the Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales. Her research focuses on the prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) and covers a wide range of projects. This includes developing and implementing public health surveillance systems in Australia and internationally and evaluating vaccination and screening strategies for […]

Professor Deborah Watson-Jones

Deborah Watson-Jones is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & International Health in the Clinical Research Department of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She has been based in Tanzania since 1995. Her research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of HPV and related infections, HPV and Ebola vaccines and COVID-19 research in Tanzania, […]

Professor Andrew Vallely

Professor Andrew Vallely is a clinical epidemiologist at the Kirby Institute UNSW Sydney, and the PNG Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR), Goroka. Andrew has led multi-disciplinary collaborative research teams in low- and middle-income countries for more than 25 years in the epidemiology and prevention of HIV, sexually transmitted and other infectious diseases, working in Kenya, […]

Dr Edward Trimble

In 2018, Dr. Trimble was nominated to lead the US government’s participation in the new World Health Organization’s global initiative for cervical cancer prevention and control. This role builds upon Dr. Trimble’s previous position, as the founding Director of NCI’s Center for Global Health (CGH) in 2011. Under Dr. Trimble’s leadership the NCI CGH became […]

Professor Marion Saville AM

Professor Marion Saville is a New Zealand medical graduate who trained in Anatomic Pathology at Northwestern University in Chicago. She went on to complete a fellowship in Cytopathology at East Carolina University and a research fellowship at Georgetown University, focussing on HPV. She has held the position of Executive Director of the Australian Centre for […]

Dr Claire Nightingale

Dr Claire Nightingale is a senior research fellow at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. Dr Nightingale obtained her PhD at the Burnet Institute, and holds a Master of Science in Public Health (Health promotion) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr Nightingale’s research interests […]

Professor Bev Lawton

Professor Bev Lawton, nō Ngāti Porou, is the founder/director of Te Tātai Hauora o Hine (the Centre for Women’s Health Research) at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington (previously with the University of Otago). Prior to this, she worked as a general practitioner for 17 years and co-founded the Wellington Menopause Clinic. These […]

Professor John Kaldor

Prof. Kaldor is a Scientia professor and program head of the Global Health Program at the Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has devoted more than 35 years to research into disease prevention and public health, with a primary focus on infectious diseases. After his doctoral studies in biostatistics (1982) he worked […]

Dr Sharon Hanley

Sharon Hanley is a cancer epidemiologist and Senior Lecturer at Hokkaido University Centre for Environmental and Health Sciences. She obtained her PhD. from the Departments of Public Health Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology and Oncology at Hokkaido University. Sharon has an outstanding record of public health leadership in both cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination. She […]

Professor Julia Brotherton

Professor Julia Brotherton is a public health physician and Medical Director of Population Health. She is Professor of Cancer Prevention Policy and Implementation at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, and Professorial Fellow at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Sydney. She is a medical graduate from the […]