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Professor Mark A Stoové

Head of HIV Elimination Program

Background

Professor Stoové is the co-Head of the HIV Elimination Program at Burnet Institute.

He has researched the transmission and impact of sexually transmitted and blood borne viruses among key risk populations for almost 20 years. His research program undertakes sexually transmitted and blood borne virus surveillance nationally and within specific jurisdictions across Australia.

He also specialises in behavioural epidemiology, data linkage, and implementation science projects focused on reducing the transmission and burden of infectious diseases. His projects include bio-behavioural cohort studies of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs.

He has published over 140 peer reviewed papers and assumes various editorial roles for international peer review journal editorial roles as well as conference convening roles. Over the past five years he has attracted in excess of AUD$25 million in research funds as a lead investigator.

Positions

  • 2017: Co-Head, Eliminate HIV sub-Program, Disease Elimination Program, Burnet Institute
  • 2012: Head, HIV Research; Head, Justice Health Research, Burnet Institute
  • 2017-2020: Head of Public Health Discipline, Burnet Institute
  • 2011: Principal for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Burnet Institute
  • 2007-2012: Senior Research Fellow / Head of HIV/STI Research - Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 2007-present: Honorary Research Fellow - School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
  • 2008-present: Adjunct Research Fellow – Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Qualifications

  • 2004: PhD, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 1999: Grad Dip (Ed) RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1995: BA AppSci (Hons, First Class), Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

Projects (46)

Current (25)

  • Access Point Of Care Initiative

  • ACCESS: The Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Ageing Well with HIV

  • Assessing the feasibility of an integrated HIV cascade of care surveillance system in Myanmar (ACCESS Myanmar)

  • Breaking the cycle: supporting people with drug use histories to avoid reincarceration

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

  • co-EC Study: Eliminating hepatitis C/HIV coinfection

  • Community-Based Rapid HIV Testing Services

  • COVASIM: Modelling COVID-19

  • CREIDU: Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use

  • EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership

  • EC Partnership: Eliminate Hepatitis C Partnership

  • Evaluation of Malaria Case-Based Reporting using a mobile phone application in Myanmar

  • HIV Prevention Cohort

  • Improving Hepatitis B Virus screening in general practice in Victoria

  • Novel PoC Testing for Diagnosis of Active Syphilis in Pregnant Women and Infants in Fiji

  • PrEPX: Rapid scale-up of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

  • Project Geldom

  • PRONTO! Rapid HIV point-of-care testing in Victoria

  • SHARP: Sexual Health And Risk Prevention Study

  • TAIPAN: HIV cascade surveillance

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

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

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

  • The QuickStart Study

Past (1)

  • PATH Cohort Study

Publications (215)

2021 (19)

2020 (27)

2019 (23)

2018 (29)

2017 (15)

2016 (13)

2015 (19)

2014 (11)

2013 (15)

2012 (9)

2011 (9)

2010 (5)

2009 (3)

2008 (6)

2007 (1)

2006 (2)

2005 (3)

2003 (3)

2001 (1)

1998 (1)

1997 (1)

News Articles (85)

2021 (1)

2020 (9)

2019 (8)

2018 (10)

2017 (9)

2016 (12)

2015 (10)

2014 (8)

2013 (11)

2012 (3)

2011 (4)