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Zoe Stephens

Zoe Stephens

Zoe Stephens

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Program Manager, EndHep2030
Viral Infectious Diseases
Global Health, Public Health
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis
Lab Group(s):
Cowie Group

Zoe Stephens is a Master of Public Health graduate and is currently finishing a Graduate Certificate in Health Protection and a Master of Remote and Indigenous Health. Zoe works half time in two roles - as Project Manager within the EndHep2030 project in the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis at The Doherty Institute, and as a Senior Epidemiologist in the Tasmanian Vaccination Emergency Operations Centre. Zoe is based in Tasmania.

  • Key Achievements
    • Zoe has a strong history in communicable disease control and data management. She has previously worked in the Health Protection Branch of the Victorian Department of Health managing teams responsible for collection of notifiable diseases data, and as a Senior Epidemiologist in the Tasmanian Department of Health in the Public Health Emergency Operations Centre COVID-19 response team. Zoe has also worked as a research assistant within universities on data linkage and clinical trials.

    • Operational guide to assist countries in collecting monitoring and evaluation indicators for viral hepatitis

      This project aims to catalyse global viral hepatitis elimination efforts by developing an operational manual to guide national approaches to collecting, utilising and analysing strategic information for focused action in the WPRO and SEARO regions.

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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