Bridget is a public health registrar working within the Disease Elimination program at the Burnet Institute. She commenced advanced training with the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine in 2017.
Bridget is a medical doctor with previous clinical experience in metropolitan and rural settings in Victoria and the Northern Territory. She has an interest in implementation science and health policy research. Bridget’s work at the Burnet Institute is focused on the role of point of care testing for hepatitis C in disease elimination efforts. She is currently coordinating the Rapid-EC pilot study.
- 2017: Public Health Registrar, Burnet Institute
- 2016: Hospital Medical Officer, Royal Darwin Hospital
- 2013-2015: Hospital Medical Officer, Austin and Northern Hospitals
- 2012: MBBS (Hons), Monash University, Australia
- 2010: BMedSc (Hons), Monash University, Australia
- Point-of-care Hepatitis C virus testing and linkage to treatment in an Australian inner-city emergency department.
Hutton J, Doyle J, Zordan R, Weiland T, Cocco A, Howell J, Iser S, Snell J, Fry S, New K, Sloane R, Jarman M, Phan D, Tran S, Pedrana A, Williams B, Johnson J, Glasgow S, Thompson A
Int J Drug Policy. 2019 Jul; Epub ahead of print
- Point-of-care hepatitis C testing from needle and syringe programs: An Australian feasibility study.
Williams B, Howell J, Doyle J, Thompson AJ, Draper B, Layton C, Latham N, Bramwell F, Membrey D, Mcpherson M, Roney J, Stoové M, Hellard ME, Pedrana A
Int J Drug Policy. 2019 May; Epub ahead of print
- Community-based, point-of-care hepatitis C testing: perspectives and preferences of people who inject drugs.
Latham NH, Pedrana A, Doyle JS, Howell J, Williams B, Higgs P, Thompson AJ, Hellard ME
J Viral Hepat. 2019 Feb; 26(7):919-922
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