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Doctor Rachel Sacks-Davis

Senior Research Fellow
Rachel Sacks Davis

Dr Rachel Sacks-Davis is a Senior Research Fellow at the Burnet Institute in the Disease Elimination Program. She is the Senior Manager of the International Collaboration on Hepatitis C Elimination in HIV Cohorts (InCHEHC). After completing her BA (Hons)/BSc Rachel joined Burnet as a Research Assistant in 2008.

From 2010-2014 she completed her PhD in epidemiology at the Burnet Institute on hepatitis C transmission and natural history amongst people who inject drugs. She was awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (2016-2021), which allowed her to play a leadership role in the formation of the InCHEHC collaboration.

  • PhD (Epidemiology), Monash University, Australia
  • BA(Hons), Monash University, Australia
  • BA/BSc, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash University
  • Adjunct Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2022: IAS/MSD Prize for Research in HIV Prevention
  • 2012: Harold Mitchell Travel Fellowship
  • 2012: Best poster, 17th International Bioinformatics Workshop, Belgrade
  • 2012: Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine Junior Researcher Award
  • 2011: Robert Blain Memorial Travel Fellowship
  • 2011: European Association of the Study of the Liver Young Investigator Award
  • 2023: Senior Research Fellow
  • 2021: Research Fellow
  • 2018: NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow
  • 2014: Research Officer
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