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Doctor Imogen Elsum

Research Program Manager
Imogen Elsum

Imogen works across the HIV and viral hepatitis research programs. She has a diverse background in program management and research with experience across public health, international health and biomedical research. Since the completion of a PhD in cancer biology, Imogen has focused on international and public health, working in a range of settings including in Nepal, PNG and Indigenous Australian communities. She's interested in innovative solutions that facilitate access and provision of health care services for vulnerable communities, and in improving health outcomes and equity through health system strengthening.

  • 2018: MPH, Monash University;
  • 2011: PhD, University of Melbourne;
  • 2006: BSc (Hons) University of Melbourne;
  • 2005: BMedSc, Australian National University
  • 2019 - present: Research Program Manager, Burnet Institute;
  • 2018 - 2019: Program Manager, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre;
  • 2016 - 2018: Research Fellow, University of Melbourne;
  • 2014 - 2016: International Clinical Research Fellow, Burnet Institute;
  • 2013 - 2014: Research and Evaluation Officer, Australia Youth Ambassador for Development, Nepal Network of Cancer Treatment and Research, Nepal;
  • 2011 - 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre