Doctor Vinay Menon

Research Officer - TB Working Group


Dr Menon is a senior paediatric registrar, trained at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

His clinical and public health experience has included placements in Timor-Leste, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and India, as well as remote communities in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

He has completed a Masters of Global Health Science and Bachelors of Medical Science focussing on vaccinology and infectious diseases.

He has a background of volunteering, program management, and senior governance in humanitarian organisations, particularly with the Australian Red Cross.


  • 2018 - Current Advanced Trainee, General Paediatrics, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • 2014 - Current Director on the Board, NORTH


  • Research Officer, TB Working Group, Burnet Institute
  • Senior Clinical Team Leader, Coronavirus Telehealth, Aspen Medical


  • 2013: Masters of Global Health Science, University of Oxford
  • 2010: Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery with Honours, University of Western Australia
  • 2009: Bachelor of Medical Science with First Class Honours, University of Western Australia


  • 2016: Young Australian of the Year Finalist
  • 2013: Masters Dissertation Prize for Global Health, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford
  • 2012: Rhodes Scholarship, Rhodes Trust, University of Oxford
  • 2010: Nation Young People’s Human Rights Medal, Australian Human Rights Commission

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • Implementing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services in East Asia and the Pacific Region

  • RID-TB: Reducing the Impact of Drug-Resistant TB in Western Province, PNG

Publications (3)

2021 (1)

2018 (1)

2012 (1)