Tom Walsh

Health Modeller


Tom’s undergraduate studies were in Biomedical sciences with a focus on neuroscience. He shifted his focus to applied mathematics via a diploma in mathematical sciences continuing this path into postgraduate studies.

His postgraduate research involved the development and investigation of agent-based models of anti-microbial resistance.

His current work at the Burnet Institute is on developing modelling tools to assist with budget allocation decisions for maternal, newborn and childhood health interventions.

Key research interests:

Maternal and Childhood health


Health costing and economics

Communicable diseases


  • 2019: MSc, The University of Melbourne
  • 2016: DMathSc, The University of Melbourne
  • 2016: BBMed, The University of Melbourne