Contacts

Jason Asselin

Manager, Surveillance and Evaluation Group

Background

Jason joined Burnet Institute after eight years of working in HIV community-based prevention and support in both Toronto and Melbourne.

Building on this experience, Jason joined the Burnet in 2013 to lead the national coordination of the COUNT study, which investigated the prevalence of undiagnosed HIV among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBM) in Australian cities.

Since then, he has developed expertise in the working with surveillance data and systems, and as the Manager of the Surveillance and Evaluation Working Group leads the ACCESS project, a national sentinel surveillance system of clinical services and laboratories, monitoring blood-borne viruses (BBV) and sexually transmissible infections (STI).

Jason has an interest in the epidemiology of BBVs and STIs among GBM and the use of surveillance data to monitor and evaluate new interventions.

Qualifications

  • 2019: Master of Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2005: Grad Dip Health Promotion, Centennial College, Toronto, Canada
  • 2004: BSc (Hons), University of Toronto, Canada

Projects (4)

Current (2)

  • ACCESS: The Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • SHARP: Sexual Health And Risk Prevention Study

Publications (19)

2020 (5)

2019 (2)

2018 (5)

2016 (2)

2015 (1)

2014 (1)

2013 (1)

2012 (2)

News Articles (7)

2020 (1)

2019 (1)

2018 (2)

2017 (1)

2016 (1)

2014 (1)