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Ashleigh Qama

Ashleigh Qama

Ashleigh Qama

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Position:
Epidemiologist
Theme(s):
Tuberculosis, Viral Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis
Discipline(s):
Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Indigenous Health, Public Health
Unit(s):
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Lab Group(s):
Cowie Group

Ashleigh Qama is an epidemiologist within the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 2014 at the University of Melbourne, and is currently completing a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Deakin University and a Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne. Ashleigh has an interest in infectious diseases, cancer, First Nations health, and community-based research projects.

Ashleigh works with clinicians from the Menzies School of Health Research on projects relating to the epidemiology of viral hepatitis in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with the aim of guiding public health and clinical approaches to reduce the burden of viral hepatitis in these communities.

  • Publications
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    Research Groups
    • Cowie Group

      Ben’s group focuses on viral hepatitis epidemiological research. The team undertakes a broad range of activities supporting local, national and global control of viral hepatitis, through surveillance, treatment and prevention initiatives, and training and regional capacity building. 


      Lab Team

      Cowie Group