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Doctor Ned Latham

Research assistant

Background

Ned is a medical doctor and research assistant with a particular interest in hepatitis C. In 2017, he completed an honours thesis examining the acceptability of rapid, point-of-care hepatitis C testing for people who inject drugs. Since then, Ned has continued to work within the viral hepatitis elimination group. In 2021, Ned was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake further study at Columbia University.

Appointments

  • 2017 – present: Research assistant, Burnet Institute

Positions

  • 2021: Medical lead, COVID-19 Division – Victorian Department of Health
  • 2020: Basic Physician Trainee (BPT1), Alfred Health
  • 2019: Intern, Alfred Health
  • 2018: Co-chair, Red Party Victoria
  • 2017: Teaching associate, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University

Qualifications

  • 2018: MBBS(Hons), Monash University
  • 2017: BMedSc(Hons), Monash University

Awards

  • 2021: Fulbright Future Scholarship
  • 2018: Hatem Salem Award for Medical Student Research Excellence, Monash University
  • 2018: Conference academic scholarship, International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users
  • 2018: John Snow Scholarship, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • 2018: Scholarship to attend the Academy for Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety, NSW Clinical Excellence Commission
  • 2016: Top Summer Research Student Award, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University
  • 2015: Summer Research Scholarship, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University
  • 2013: Sir John Monash Scholarship for Excellence, Monash University

Projects (1)

Current (1)

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

Publications (5)

2021 (1)

2020 (1)

2019 (3)

News Articles (1)

2021 (1)