Sushena Krishnaswamy


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Sushena is an Infectious Diseases Physician at Monash Health and the Royal Women's Hospitals in Melbourne.

She completed her PhD through the Department of Obstetrics at Monash Univeristy in 2018 and since then has been enjoying work as a clinician scientist.

Her clinical and research interests include 

- infections in Pregnancy

- HIV and hepatitis

- Maternal immunisation

- Adult vaccination

- Antibiotic use during pregnancy and post-partum

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 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Obstetrics/ Infectious Diseases, PhD, Exploring the barriers and facilitators to implementation of maternal pertussis vaccination in Victoria, Australia, Monash University

3 May 20157 Dec 2018

Award Date: 7 Nov 2018

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