Emily Adamson

Program Manager, Health Promotion, EC Australia


Emily joined the Burnet Institute in 2019 and is part of the Eliminate C Australia Partnership team.

Emily will support the coordination of a health promotion strategy that will support people to access Hep C treatments.

Over the years, Emily has worked with a range of community-based organisations, with a focus on program design and implementation in collaboration with communities, as well as case management and training in chronic disease management.


  • 2017- 2019: Senior Program and Policy Advisor, Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation Program, Cancer Council Victoria
  • 2012-2017: Viral Hepatitis Program Coordinator, Priority Communities Team, Cancer Council Victoria
  • 2012-2013: Quality Improvement Project Manager, Cystic Fibrosis Victoria
  • 2007-2011: Programs Manager, Hepatitis Victoria
  • 2005-2007: Education and Training, Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria


  • 2019: Health Program Design and Implementation-Short Course, University of Melbourne
  • 2017: Program Logic -Evaluation, University of Melbourne
  • 2011: Diploma of Management, 2011, Australian Institute of Management, Australia
  • 2006: Advanced Diploma of Solution Focused Counselling, The Centre for Effective Therapy, Australia
  • 1999: Post Grad Diploma Health Psychology, LaTrobe University, Australia
  • 1998: Bachelor Social Science, La Trobe University, Australia

Projects (3)

Current (3)

  • Cancer information compared to Hepatitis B information to INcreAse hepatitis B testing in Melbourne’s Chinese community (CHINA-B study)

  • EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

Publications (5)

2022 (2)

2021 (1)

2020 (2)

News Articles (1)

2022 (1)