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Doctor Bridget Draper

Senior Research Officer

Background

Bridget works as a Senior Research Officer in the Disease Elimination program, with a specific focus on viral hepatitis projects in low- and middle-income countries. She currently works on the TREAT-HEP Myanmar project and the HepC CUTTS project.

Bridget completed a Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) at RMIT and her honours in Health Sciences through Monash University at the Burnet Institute. Her honours project focussed on acceptability of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men in Myanmar.

In 2022, Bridget completed her PhD exploring how to provide hepatitis C testing and treatment in resource-constrained settings using implementation science and health service delivery research methods. Her work involved evaluating hepatitis C treatment programs in specialist and primary care settings in Myanmar, including the CT2 Study and evaluation of the National Hepatitis Control Program.

Qualifications

  • 2022: Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Australia
  • 2015: Honours (Health Sciences), Monash University, Australia
  • 2014: Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), RMIT, Australia

Projects (6)

Current (5)

  • EC Partnership: Eliminate Hepatitis C Partnership

  • Feasibility and Outcomes of the Public Sector Hepatitis C Treatment Program in Myanmar

  • Hepatitis C: Community Testing and Treatment (CT2)

  • SHARP: Sexual Health And Risk Prevention Study

  • The elimination of hepatitis C as a global public health threat

Publications (24)

2022 (4)

2021 (5)

2020 (5)

2019 (1)

2018 (6)

2017 (2)

2016 (1)

News Articles (6)

2021 (1)

2020 (1)

2019 (1)

2018 (1)

2017 (1)

2016 (1)