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Biography

Christopher Fairley (AO) 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 32 doctoral students to completion. He has 662 review journal publications and sits on the boards of IUSTI and ISSTDR.  He has given been on the scientific organsing commitee for many international meetings and give plenaries, debates or symposia almost every year. 

In 2018 he was awarded an AO, the FRACP Eric Susman prize and elected to the Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in recognition for his work. Lancet ID profiled him ‘Kit Fairley; a pioneer in STI research’ in April 2018.

 

 

External positions

President-Elect of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

2017 → …

Assistant Secretary, International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI)

2011 → …

Editor Sexual Health Journal, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne

Jan 2004 → …

Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Sexual Health
  • HIV prevention
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexual behaviour
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Health Promotion
  • Venereology

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 1991 2019

Clinical Features and Therapeutic Response in Women Meeting Criteria for Presumptive Treatment for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Associated with Mycoplasma genitalium

Latimer, R. L., Read, T. R. H., Vodstrcil, L. A., Goller, J. L., Ong, J. J., Fairley, C. K., Hocking, J. S. & Bradshaw, C. S., 1 Feb 2019, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 46, 2, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Co-circulation of Multidrug-resistant Shigella Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Australia

Ingle, D. J., Easton, M., Valcanis, M., Seemann, T., Kwong, J. C., Stephens, N., Carter, G. P., Goncalves da Silva, A., Adamopoulos, J., Baines, S. L., Holt, K. E., Chow, E. P. F., Fairley, C., Chen, M., Kirk, M., Howden, B. & Williamson, D. A., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Combined oral contraceptive pill-exposure alone does not reduce the risk of bacterial vaginosis recurrence in a pilot randomised controlled trial

Vodstrcil, L. A., Plummer, M. E., Fairley, C. K., Tachedjian, G., Law, M. G., Hocking, J. S., Worthington, M. K., Grant, M. M., Okoko, N. & Bradshaw, C. S., 5 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 13 p., 3555.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Incidence, Clearance, and Persistence of Anal Human Papillomavirus in Men Who Have Sex With Men Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Implications for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination

Ong, J. J., Walker, S., Grulich, A., Hoy, J., Read, T. R. H., Bradshaw, C., Chen, M., Garland, S. M., Cornall, A., Hillman, R., Templeton, D. J., Hocking, J., Eu, B., Tee, B. K., Chow, E. P. F. & Fairley, C. K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 46, 4, p. 229-233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Outcomes of Resistance-guided Sequential Treatment of Mycoplasma genitalium Infections: A Prospective Evaluation

Read, T. R., Fairley, C. K., Murray, G. L., Jensen, J. S., Danielewski, J., Worthington, K., Doyle, M., Mokany, E., tan, L., Chow, E. P. F., Garland, S. M. & Bradshaw, C. S., 1 Feb 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68, 4, p. 554-560 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Prizes

AMA/Diners Club Public Health Scholar

Christopher Fairley (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

ASHA Distinguished Services to Sexual Health Award

Christopher Fairley (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best candidate presentation Faculty of Medicine .

Christopher Fairley (Recipient), 1994

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Eric Susman Prize

Christopher Fairley (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2001 2018

  • 77 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 13 Contribution to conference
  • 3 Public event

The Future of the STI Clinic – The View from Melbourne

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
27 Jun 201830 Jun 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Department of Infectious Diseases Lecture Series

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
22 Nov 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Gonorrhoea Control, How? MIDS Lecture Series

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
19 Oct 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Publish or perish: advice for early career researchers

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
2 Oct 20186 Oct 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Update for Infectious Diseases on Sexual Health

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
26 Nov 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar