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Doctor Anna Bowring

Senior Research Officer

Dr Anna Bowring is a public health researcher committed to informing impactful health programs serving vulnerable and marginalised populations in resource-limited settings. In particular, her work supports data use for program learning and impact with a focus on community-based interventions for HIV and blood-borne viruses among key populations.

During her postdoctoral fellowship she worked with partners from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, CARE and community-based organisations to support the implementation of evidence-based HIV prevention, testing and treatment services for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Cameroon.

Currently Anna supports Burnet Institute's Optima group on HIV and TB modelling applications and research.

  • 2016: PhD, Monash University, Australia
  • 2010: MPH, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • 2007: BBiomedSci, Monash University, Australia
  • 2021-present: Research Officer, Optima
  • 2020: Optimise Project Manager (Data Collection), Burnet Institute
  • 2019-2020: Technical advisor, CT2 Study extension, Burnet Institute
  • 2016: coEC Project Manager, Burnet Institute
  • 2010-2011, 2015-2016: ACCESS Coordinator (Primary Health Care Network), Burnet Institute
  • 2010-2011: "Sex, drugs and rock’n’roll” Study coordinator, Burnet Institute