Contacts

Doctor Rachel Sacks-Davis

Research Officer

Background

Dr Rachel Sacks-Davis is an Early Career Research Fellow at the Burnet Institute in the Disease Elimination Program. Recently she has been working on a COVID-19 epidemic model, looking at diagnostics and screening.

After completing her BA (Hons)/BSc Rachel joined Burnet as a Research Assistant in 2008. Since then she has worked on a range of projects in sexual health and blood-borne virus epidemiology.

Rachel’s PhD combined epidemiology, phylogenetics, social network analysis and mathematical modelling to study hepatitis C transmission and natural history amongst people who inject drugs. In 2015 she will be commencing an Early Career Fellowship using mathematical modelling to study tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.

Positions

  • 2014: Research Officer

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • BA (Hons)/BSc

Projects (9)

Current (7)

  • HCV Elimination Modelling

  • Hepatitis C and injecting networks

  • Hepatitis C brief reports

  • The International Collaboration on Hepatitis C Elimination in HIV Cohorts (InCHEHC)

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

  • TRYP: Transitions and Risk in Young People project

  • What drives hepatitis C reinfection?

Past (1)

  • Investigating the limitations with the snowball model in context of the TAP study

Publications (50)

2020 (4)

2019 (4)

2018 (8)

2017 (1)

2016 (3)

2015 (7)

2014 (8)

2013 (3)

2012 (6)

2011 (3)

2010 (2)

2009 (1)

News Articles (6)

2020 (2)

2018 (1)

2013 (1)

2012 (1)

2011 (1)