Staff, Students & Associates

The diverse range of laboratory research expertise, and technical skills and insight of public health professionals enables us to tackle a range of complex health issues.

Doctor Shahidul Islam

TB Specialist-Public Health

Anna Roberts

Executive Business & Programs Manager, Optima Consortium for Decision Science

Doctor Ben Coghlan

Program Director, Health Security (Expansion Program)

Brianna Jesaveluk

Honours Student

Bruce Parnell

Infectious Diseases and Health Systems Strengthening Specialist

Charles Narh

Postdoctoral Research officer

Charlotte Graham

Project Manager

Geoffrey Chan

International Health and Development Officer

Professor Gilda Tachedjian

Head of Life Sciences; Head of Tachedjian Laboratory (Retroviral Biology and Antivirals)

Professor Gregory Tannock

Emeritus Professor, Burnet Institute Visiting Fellow

James Lawson

PNG Country Program Manager and Program Manager, Health Security

Doctor Jane Greig

Senior Operational Epidemiologist

Doctor Khai Lin Huang

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Lisa Vitasovich

Project Accountant

Long Nguyen

Data Manager

Professor Margaret Hellard AM

Deputy Director (Programs); Adjunct Professor, Monash University, DEPM.

Mary Garcia

Co-Head, Global Health Diagnostics Laboratory

Professor Michael Toole AM

Board member, Special Advisor on Nutrition

Doctor Nick Scott


Paul Agius

Applied Statistician and Burnet Institute Senior Fellow

Doctor Philipp du Cros

Infectious Diseases Specialist, TB Elimination and Implementation Science

Doctor Romesh Abeysuriya

Senior Research Officer – Computational Epidemic Modelling

Doctor Sherrie Kelly

Applications Team Lead

Sieyin Phung

Project Manager

Doctor Stenard Hiasihri

Technical Team Leader, Global Fund TBHIV Manager

Stephanie Main

Research Officer

Professor Steve Graham

Senior Principal Research Fellow

Doctor Suman Majumdar

Deputy Program Director (Health Security)

Tamsin Gordon

PhD Student

Tess Keam

Social Worker

Contact Details

Reception @ Burnet