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I am epidemiologist with strong search interest on HIV and sexually transmitted infections
  • I am an Associate Professor in Monash University
  • I have published 85 peer-reviewed articles since 2004
  • I consulted for international organisations, including the World bank, UNAIDS and Harm Reduction International
  • I have strong expertise on statistical analysis, mathematical modelling and health economic analysis

I am currently an Associate Porfessor at School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine/Central Clinical School, Monash University Australia. I completed his Bachelor and Masters in Mathematics at the University of Sydney in 2002. I then pursued his PhD in Medicine in the University of New South Wales in microbiology. In 2006, I accepted a postdoctoral position offer at Humboldt University, Berlin and researched on topics of bioinformatics. In 2007, I became a visiting scholar at Bar-Ilan University in Israel for 3 months. In 2008, I enrolled in a Master of Public Health and completed it in 2009. In the same year I accepted a full-time research position in the Kirby Institute, UNSW. I conduct HIV epidemiological studies in China, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world. In 2004-2015, He has co-authored 85 peer-reviewed articles, published in high impact journals including Lancet ID, Lancet HIV, PNAS, CID, JAIDS and J. Virology. I have extensive international consulting experience for the World Bank and UNAIDS, to conduct national or world regional studies for HIV epidemic. I has co-authored 9 national reports for Vietnam, Indonesian, China and eight Eastern European/Central Asia countries. Since 2015, I have started my recent appointment at Monash University with a strong research focus on the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections.

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Research Output

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Correction: Population genomic screening of all young adults in a health-care system: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Genetics in Medicine, (2019), 10.1038/s41436-019-0457-6)

Zhang, L., Bao, Y., Riaz, M., Tiller, J., Liew, D., Zhuang, X., Amor, D. J., Huq, A., Petelin, L., Nelson, M., James, P. A., Winship, I., McNeil, J. J. & Lacaze, P., 4 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Genetics in Medicine. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

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Estimates of the national trend of drugs use during 2000–2030 in China: A population-based mathematical model

Su, S., Fairley, C. K., Mao, L., Medland, N. A., Jing, J., Cheng, F. & Zhang, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 93, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimating the syphilis epidemic among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Australia following changes in HIV care and prevention

Wilkinson, A. L., Scott, N., Tidhar, T., Luong, P., El-Hayek, C., Wilson, D. P., Fairley, C. K., Zhang, L., Leslie, D., Roth, N., Tee, B. K., Hellard, M. & Stoove, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Sexual Health. 16, 3, p. 254-262 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)