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Laura Anne Thomas

Laura Anne Thomas

(03) 9342 9377 | [email protected]

Epidemiologist and Project Officer
Viral Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis
Epidemiology, Global Health, Public Health
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
Lab Group(s):
Cowie Group

Laura Anne Thomas is the Project Officer for the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis, and a researcher in the Law and Public Health Team at the Centre for Health Policy at The University of Melbourne. In her role at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis, she assists with the administrative duties of the Centre and coordinates internal Centre responses to WHO requests and related activities. She also conducts research looking at the legal and ethical issues surrounding viral hepatitis in Australia in collaboration with researchers at Georgetown University. She has also undertaken a range of research in healthcare leadership and governance, identifying hot spots of risk to help improve the quality and safety of health care, and monitoring and benchmarking healthcare services and outcomes.

  • 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