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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

Open Access
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Association of anal symptoms with anal high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) among men who have sex with men: Baseline data from the study of the prevention of anal cancer (SPANC)

on behalf of the Study for the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC) Research Team, 1 Feb 2019, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 58, p. 12-16 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Association of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis With Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Individuals at High Risk of HIV Infection

Traeger, M. W., Cornelisse, V. J., Asselin, J., Price, B., Roth, N. J., Willcox, J., Tee, B. K., Fairley, C. K., Chang, C. C., Armishaw, J., Vujovic, O., Penn, M., Cundill, P., Forgan-Smith, G., Gall, J., Pickett, C., Lal, L., Mak, A., Spelman, T. D., Nguyen, L. & 12 othersMurphy, D. A., Ryan, K. E., El-Hayek, C., West, M., Ruth, S., Batrouney, C., Lockwood, J. T., Hoy, J. F., Hellard, M. E., Stoové, M. A., Wright, E. J. & PrEPX study team, 9 Apr 2019, In : JAMA. 321, 14, p. 1380-1390 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Associations between oral sex practices and frequent mouthwash use in men who have sex with men: Implications for gonorrhoea prevention

Phillips, T., Fairley, C. K., Walker, S. & Chow, E. P. F., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sexual Health. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

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 2019

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

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress - Joint Meeting of the 23rd ISSTDR & 20th IUSTI

Christopher Fairley (Organiser)
16 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress - Joint Meeting of the 23rd ISSTDR & 20th IUSTI

Christopher Fairley (Organiser)
14 Jul 201917 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress - Joint Meeting of the 23rd ISSTDR & 20th IUSTI

Christopher Fairley (Organiser)
17 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Department of Infectious Diseases Lecture Series

Christopher Fairley (Contributor)
22 Nov 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic 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