Personal profile


Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah


Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah is a consultant physician in general medicine and infectious diseases at Alfred Health, Melbourne who completed her PhD on the clinical epidemiology of invasive fungal infections, antifungal stewardship, the economic burden of fungal diseases and the role of data analytics in making surveillance of fungal infections feasible for hospitals. She has led a project developing a machine learning based platform technology in collaboration with Monash University that will facilitate prospective monitoring of fungal diseases in hospitals. Her research interests in general medicine relate to end of life care, preventable harms in healthcare and the epidemiology and impact of occupational violence and aggression in hospitals. 

External positions

Consultant physician general medicine & infectious diseases, Alfred Health

1 Jan 2009 → …


  • invasive fungal diseases
  • digital health
  • Machine Learning
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • immunocompromised hosts

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

Research Output 2010 2017

Listeria monocytogenes peritonitis in an HIVinfected patient

Sia, C., Wilson, S., Ananda-Rajah, M., Mills, J. & Aung, A. K. 1 May 2017 In : Clinical Nephrology. 87, 5, p. 267-270 4 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewArticle

Isavuconazole as salvage therapy for mucormycosis

Graves, B., Morrissey, C. O., Wei, A., Coutsouvelis, J., Ellis, S. J., Pham, A., Gooi, J. & Ananda-Rajah, M. 1 Mar 2016 In : Medical Mycology Case Reports. 11, p. 36-39 4 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Mucormycosis in Australia: contemporary epidemiology and outcomes

Kennedy, K. J. , Daveson, K. , Slavin, M. A. , van Hal, S. J. , Sorrell, T. C. , Lee, A. , Marriott, D. J. , Chapman, B. , Halliday, C. L. , Hajkowicz, K. , Athan, E. , Bak, N. , Cheong, E. , Heath, C. H. , Morrissey, C. O. , Kidd, S. , Beresford, R. , Blyth, C. , Korman, T. M. , Robinson, J. O. & 3 others Meyer, W., Chen, S. C. -A. & on behalf of the Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases 1 Sep 2016 In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 22, 9, p. 775-781 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Primary antifungal prophylaxis in adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: A multicentre audit

Doan, T. N., Kirkpatrick, C. M. J., Walker, P., Slavin, M. A., Ananda-Rajah, M. R., Morrissey, C. O., Urbancic, K. F., Grigg, A. P., Spencer, A., Szer, J., Seymour, J. F. & Kong, D. C. M. 1 Feb 2016 In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 71, 2, p. 497-505 9 p., dkv343

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Refractory raoultella planticola peritonitis in an HIV positive patient

Sia, C. S. B., Wilson, S., Ananda-Rajah, M., Mills, J. & Aung, A. K. 11 Oct 2016 In : Nephrology. 21, 11, p. 979-980 2 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewLetter