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Doctor Nomvuyo Mothobi

Technical Advisor
Nomvuyo Mothobi

Nomvuyo is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist with diverse expertise who joins Burnet as a Technical Advisor in the Health Emergencies Working Group. 

She holds clinical, pathology and public health appointments in the Victorian public hospital, private pathology and not-for-profit sectors. She has also worked in Zimbabwe in clinical, implementation and research roles in HIV and opportunistic infections. 

Nomvuyo has an interest in HIV, global health, health and laboratory systems strengthening, molecular diagnostic methods and microbial genomics.

  • 2021: Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Infectious Diseases)
  • 2021: Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, Australasia (Microbiology)
  • 2015: Master of International Public Health (University of Sydney)
  • 2010: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (University of Sydney)
  • 2005: Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Griffith University)
  • 2023 – ongoing: Technical Advisor, Fleming Fund Country Grant (PNG), Burnet Institute
  • 2023 – ongoing: Clinical Microbiologist, Australian Centre for Prevention of Cervical Cancer, VCS Pathology, Melbourne
  • 2021 – ongoing: Infectious Diseases Physician, Barwon Health & Barwon South West Public Health Unit, Victoria
  • 2021 – 2023: Clinical Microbiologist, Australian Clinical Labs, Victoria
  • 2021 – 2021: Infectious Diseases Staff Specialist, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney