If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


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.

Related Links:

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2010 2018

Age-Specific Pattern of Anogenital Wart in Men Who Have Sex with Men

Ong, J. J., Fairley, C. K., Read, T. R. H., Chen, M. Y., Zhang, L. & Chow, E. P. F., 1 Mar 2018, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 45, 3, p. 186-188 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A Global Estimate of the Acceptability of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Among Men Who have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Peng, P., Su, S., Fairley, C. K., Chu, M., Jiang, S., Zhuang, X. & Zhang, L., 1 Apr 2018, In : AIDS and Behavior. 22, 4, p. 1063–1074 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Association between recreational drug use and sexual practices among people who inject drugs in Southwest China: A cross-sectional study

Su, S., Zhang, L., Cheng, F., Li, S., Li, S., Jing, J., Fairley, C. K., Chen, L., Zhao, J. & Mao, L., 1 Jun 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 6, 8 p., e019730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Clinical factors associated with syphilis concordance in men in sexual partnerships: A cross-sectional couples study.

Towns, J. M., Huffam, S., Chow, E. P. F., Denham, I., Zhang, L., Ryan, A., Bellhouse, C. E., Bissessor, M., Bradshaw, C. S., Phillips, T., Graves, S., Fairley, C. K. & Chen, M. Y., 1 Dec 2018, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 94, 8, p. 571-573 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access