Joseph Doyle

Assoc Professor

  • Department of Infectious Diseases, , The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University


  • Level 2, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Rd



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A/Prof Doyle is a clinician-researcher and dual-trained infectious diseases and public health physician. He is an infectious and communicable diseases expert with particular interest in the epidemiology, management and prevention of blood borne viruses (HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B).

Dr Doyle specialised in infectious diseases at The Alfred where he still works clinically as a consultant physician. He completed his MPH at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and his public health fellowship was undertaken at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory and Burnet Institute. His PhD at Monash School of Population Health was focused on the effectiveness of early hepatitis C treatment.

Dr Doyle is President-elect of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases at The Alfred and Monash University, and is clinical lead for Alfred Health Population Health Partnership. He is jointly appointed as Deputy Director of Disease Elimination Program and Head of Infectious Diseases Clinical Research at Burnet Institute.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Medicine, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 14 May 2015

Public Health, MPH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Award Date: 1 Sep 2006

Political Science, BA (Hons), University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Jul 2005

Medicine, MBBS, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 2002

External positions

Infectious Diseases Specialist, Alfred Hospital

Deputy Program Director, Disease Elimination, Burnet Institute (Australia)

Co-Head, Viral Hepatitis Research, Burnet Institute (Australia)

Research area keywords

  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Public Health
  • Disease Control
  • Disease Prevention
  • Infectious Diseases


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