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Dr Miranda Smith

Dr Miranda Smith

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Academic Specialist - Collaborative Research
Viral Infectious Diseases
Indigenous Health, Public Health
The University of Melbourne, Department of Infectious Diseases

Dr Miranda Smith is passionate about community engagement, scientific communication and equity in public health. She co-ordinates the Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on Infectious diSease Emergencies (APPRISE). In this role, she provides strategic research support and leadership to the executive and research teams, engaging with a diverse network of researchers, policy makers, community representatives and other stakeholders. She also contributes to research projects on community engagement, public health and biobanking. Dr Smith has a background in laboratory research, with a PhD and postdoctoral experience in basic and clinical HIV research. She has recently been appointed as the co-chair of the Doherty Institute Community Advisory Board.

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