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Biography

Christopher Fairley (AO) is the 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 33 doctoral students to completion. He has 727 review journal publications and sits on the boards of IUSTI and ISSTDR. He has been on the scientific organising committee for many international meetings and given 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 → …

Research area 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 2024

Research Output 1989 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

A Nationwide Spatiotemporal Analysis of Syphilis over 21 Years and Implications for Prevention and Control in China

Tao, Y., Chen, M. Y., Tucker, J. D., Ong, J. J., Tang, W., Wong, N. S., Chu, M., Zhuang, X., Fairley, C. K. & Zhang, L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 70, 1, p. 136-139 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Drug use and the influence on kissing among men who have sex with men in Melbourne, Australia

Chow, E. P. F., Ong, J. J., Vodstrcil, L. A. & Fairley, C. K., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of STD and AIDS. 31, 1, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Extragenital Mycoplasma genitalium infections among men who have sex with men

Latimer, R. L., Vodstrcil, L., De Petra, V., Fairley, C. K., Read, T. R. H., Williamson, D., Doyle, M., Chow, E. P. F. & Bradshaw, C., Feb 2020, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 96, 1, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Gardnerella vaginalis Clade Distribution Is Associated With Behavioral Practices and Nugent Score in Women Who Have Sex With Women

Plummer, E. L., Vodstrcil, L. A., Murray, G. L., Fairley, C. K., Danielewski, J. A., Garland, S. M., Chow, E. P. F., Bulach, D. M., Fethers, K. A., Hocking, J. S. & Bradshaw, C. S., 14 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 221, 3, p. 454-463 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hepatitis A vaccine uptake among men who have sex with men from a time-limited vaccination programme in Melbourne in 2018

Burrell, S., Vodstrcil, L. A., Fairley, C., Kilner, A., Bradshaw, C. S., Chen, M. & Chow, E. P. F., Mar 2020, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 96, 2, p. 110-114 5 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

  • 72 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 24 Contribution to conference
  • 2 Public event
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

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

Christopher Fairley (Session chair)
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 (Keynote/plenary speaker)
17 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Conference on Australasian Sexual Health 2019

Christopher Fairley (Invited speaker)
16 Sep 201918 Sep 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

IUSTI Asia Pacific, Shanghai China

Christopher Fairley (Session chair)
23 Oct 201926 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference