Contacts

Doctor Rebecca Winter

Senior Research Officer

Background

Rebecca Winter has over 15 years of experience in public health research. Primarily, she has worked on studies relating to risk behaviours and risk groups relating to communicable disease transmission, with a particular interest in drug user and justice-involved populations. Rebecca completed her doctoral studies on injecting drug-related harms among prisoners and ex-prisoners in 2016.

Appointments

  • Burnet Fellow
  • Honorary Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Positions

  • 2020: Senior Research Officer, Burnet Institute
  • 2016: Research Officer, Burnet Institute
  • 2011-2016: PhD candidate, Monash University and Burnet Institute
  • 2005-2010: Research Assistant, Burnet Institute

Qualifications

  • 2017: PhD, Monash University, Australia
  • 2010: MPH, Latrobe University, Australia
  • 2002: BA, Latrobe University, Australia

Awards

  • 2016: Burnet Institute Travel Award
  • 2013: ICAAP (International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific) student scholarship, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2012: NIDA Conference Scholarship, Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 2010: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) PhD Scholarship, Dora Lush Public Health Scholarship

Projects (7)

Current (5)

  • co-EC Study: Eliminating hepatitis C/HIV coinfection

  • EC Partnership: Eliminate Hepatitis C Partnership

  • Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership: EC Australia

  • Feasibility study for a potential medically supervised injecting centre/drug consumption service for the ACT

  • The B-VAX Project: Hep B vaccinations for people who inject drugs

Publications (18)

2020 (1)

2019 (3)

2016 (2)

2015 (3)

2013 (4)

2012 (1)

2011 (1)

2010 (1)

2008 (2)

News Articles (2)

2016 (1)

2013 (1)