Personal profile


Wai Chung Tse is a medical doctor in Melbourne and a researcher with an interest in emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and public health. He is a researcher at the Monash Addiction Research Centre, Burnet Institute, Stitching HIV Monitoring and Mudroch Children's Research Institute.

Starting his research career in 2019, Wai Chung is developing a growing track record of peer review publications on infectious diseases, public health prevention, addiction medicine, and critical care through qualitative and quantitative analysis methodology.

Currently, he is examining the role of naloxone in harm reduction policy, hepatitis C testing trends in addition to the uptake public health measures during the COVID-19 pandemic in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

He plans to pursue a PhD in public health and epidemiology.

University Service

Student Research Fellow, Monash Addiction Research Centre

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


External positions

Research Associate, Amsterdam Universitair Medische Centra (Amsterdam University Medical Centers)

2023 → …

Research Assistant, Burnet Institute (Australia)

2020 → …

Visiting Research Fellow, University of Auckland


Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • Addiction
  • Harm reduction
  • Infectious diseases
  • Emergency medicine
  • Pandemic Preparedness

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