Asvini Subasinghe



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Personal profile


After completing her PhD in public health, Asvini developed a passion for improving the health of vulnerable populations with a particular focus on sexual and reproductive health in young women. Her research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Royal Women's Hospital involved using validated sexual and reproductive health surveys and self-collection protocols to investigate the burden of unwanted sexual experiences and sexually transmitted infections in adolescent and young Australian women. She also has experience in developing cervical cancer screening protocols for women in India and Sri Lanka.

Asvini is currently a Research Fellow for SPHERE, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence at the Department of General Practice.

External positions

Research Officer, Murdoch Children's Research Institute


Postdoctoral Researcher, Royal Women's Hospital


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Research Output

Long-term trends of Chlamydia trachomatis in a clinic population at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne

Garland, S. M., Subasinghe, A. K., Ahmed, N., Jayasinghe, Y. & Marceglia, A., Feb 2020, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 60, 1, p. 149-153 5 p.

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Open Access

Optimising the implementation of guidelines for the post partum testing and management of gestational diabetes in South Asian women in Australia

Subasinghe, A. K., Nankervis, A. J., Boyle, J. & Mazza, D., 11 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 2 p.

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Providing medical abortion in general practice: General practitioner insights and tips for future providers

Deb, S., Subasinghe, A. K. & Mazza, D., 1 Jun 2020, In : Australian Journal of General Practice. 49, 6, p. 331-337 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Associations Between Serum Sodium Concentration and Bone Health Measures in Individuals Who Use Antiepileptic Drugs: A Pilot Study

Park, Y. A., Subasinghe, A. K., Ahmad, B. S., Gorelik, A., Garland, S. M., Clifford, V., Chiang, C., Robinson, H. & Wark, J. D., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Densitometry. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Primary care providers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of medical abortion: A systematic review

Subasinghe, A. K., Deb, S. & Mazza, D., 30 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. 8 p., 200487.

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1 Citation (Scopus)