Scott Umali

Research Officer


Scott is a research officer working with the Tuberculosis Working Group and the Know C-19 Initiative.

Scott has a background in immunology and health science. He joined Burnet Institute in 2019 for his honours project ‘Biological Markers for Non-Fatal Opioid Overdose’, supervised by Paul Dietze and Philippe Boeuf. Following his honours year, Scott developed an interest in public health and epidemiology.

In 2020, he joined as a research officer for the Know C-19 initiative, aiding in producing policy briefs, global updates and analyses and providing support to COVID-19 activities within Burnet institute. He has since begun providing research support to the Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation working group.


  • 2021 - Research Officer, Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation
  • 2020 - Research Officer, Know C-19 Initiative


  • 2019 - BHSc, Monash University, Australia
  • 2018 - BSc, Monash University, Australia

Publications (12)

2023 (1)

2021 (10)

2020 (1)

News Articles (10)

2022 (3)

2021 (7)