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Doctor Yinzong Xiao

Research Officer; Mathematical Modeller in Health

Background

Yinzong is a public health researcher and mathematical modeller at the Burnet Institute. She works on a variety of public health/health economic projects in infectious diseases and global health and has a special interest in public health problems concerning hepatitis B at both a regional and global level.

Yinzong did her PhD based at the Burnet Institute, with a focus on enhancing hepatitis B care cascade in Australia by addressing barriers in the Chinese community and general practice, and evaluating cost-effectiveness.

Prior to joining the Burnet, she completed her medical degree and Master of Internal Medicine (specialising in Infectious Diseases) in China.

Positions

  • 2021-ongoing: Research Officer, Mathematical Modeller in Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2019-2021: Research Assistant, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Qualifications

  • Ongoing: PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2017: Master of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
  • 2014: MBBS, Central South University, China

Awards

  • 2021 Young Investigator bursary, International Liver Congress, the European Association for the Study of the Liver
  • 2020 Young Investigator bursary, International Liver Congress, the European Association for the Study of the Liver
  • 2019 Eastern Hill Precinct Travel Grant, University of Melbourne
  • 2016-2020 Melbourne Research Scholarship

Projects (5)

Current (5)

  • Cancer information compared to Hepatitis B information to INcreAse hepatitis B testing in Melbourne’s Chinese community (CHINA-B study)

  • Hepatitis B Modelling

  • Identifying the structural enablers to the clinical management of people with hepatitis B in general practice: a qualitative investigation

  • Modelling for evidence-based national hepatitis B testing plans

  • The elimination of hepatitis C as a global public health threat

Publications (14)

2022 (2)

2021 (3)

2020 (9)

News Articles (2)

2020 (2)