Personal profile


Christopher Fairley is Director of the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre and Professor of Public Health at Monash University.   He holds three specialist medical fellowships from the College of Physicians (Infectious Diseases), Faculty of Public Health and Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine. He is an editor of the Journal ‘Sexual Health’. His principle research interests are the public health control of sexually transmitted diseases and the effectiveness of clinical services.  He has supervised 27 doctoral students to completion. He has 580 review journal publications and sits on the boards of IUSTI and ISSTDR

External positions

Editor Sexual Health Journal, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne

Jan 2004 → …


  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Sexual Health
  • HIV prevention

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 1996 2018

HBV, HCV, and HBV/HCV co-infection among HIV-positive patients in Hunan province, China: Regimen selection, hepatotoxicity, and antiretroviral therapy outcome

Su, S., Fairley, C. K., Sasadeusz, J., He, J., Wei, X., Zeng, H., Jing, J., Mao, L., Chen, X. & Zhang, L. 1 Mar 2018 In : Journal of Medical Virology. 90, 3, p. 518-525 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Use of pristinamycin for Macrolide-Resistant mycoplasma genitalium infection

Read, T. R. H., Jensen, J. S., Fairley, C. K., Grant, M., Danielewski, J. A., Su, J., Murray, G. L., Chow, E. P. F., Worthington, K., Garland, S. M., Tabrizi, S. N. & Bradshaw, C. S. 1 Feb 2018 In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24, 2, p. 328-335 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2020, sexually transmissible infections and HIV in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Fairley, C. K., Prestage, G., Bernstein, K. & Gilbert, M. 2017 In : Sexual Health. 14, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview Article

Antiseptic mouthwash against pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae:A randomised controlled trial and an in vitro study

Chow, E. P. F., Howden, B. P., Walker, S., Lee, D., Bradshaw, C. S., Chen, M. Y., Snow, A., Cook, S., Fehler, G. & Fairley, C. K. 2017 In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 93, 2, p. 88-93 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle