Elissa Giddings is a Clinical Nurse Consultant with the Victorian Tuberculosis Program. Elissa began her nursing career at The Royal Children’s Hospital where she completed a post-graduate diploma in paediatric intensive care. Elissa later undertook a Master of Public Health before starting at the Victorian Tuberculosis Program in early 2009. She enjoys building a rapport with her patients and dealing with the complexities that tuberculosis brings.
Victorian Tuberculosis Program Group
Justin’s group specialises tuberculosis (TB) with an emphasis on latent TB and conducts activities ranging from expansion of theoretical foundations for understanding latency and risk associated with TB infection to socio-cultural engagement with communities at high risk for TB, and development of strategic public health policies towards TB elimination. The group includes researchers with expertise in a range of methodologies, including clinical research, epidemiology, mathematical modelling, ethics and interventional research.