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Doctor Rebecca Mathews

Public Health Registrar
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Dr Rebecca Mathews is a public health registrar at Burnet Institute undertaking advanced training through the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM). Prior to working at Burnet, Rebecca undertook public health registrar placements within Federal and Australia Capital Territory Departments of Health.  Rebecca’s public health interests predate her medical degree having previously also worked in research and policy roles relating to alcohol and other drugs. Infectious diseases and alcohol and other drugs continue to be strong interests. 


●    2015 Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Australian National University, Australia. 
●    2009 Master of Public Health, University of Queensland, Australia. 
●    2003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class 1) majoring in Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia. 
●    2002 Bachelor of Psychology, James Cook University, Australia. 


●    February 2021 to April 2023 – Medical Evaluator, Therapeutic Goods Administration. 
●    February 2019 to January 2021 – Chronic Disease Management registrar, Australian Capital Territory Department of Health. 
●    January to December 2020 – Tutor – Australian National University medical school. 
●    November 2016 to November 2018  - Junior Medical Officer Australian Capital Territory Department of Health


•    2014, John Buckingham Prize for Medical Research, Australian National University.