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Professor Michael Toole AM

Board member, Special Advisor on Nutrition

Background

Michael brings extensive experience to his role having spent more than 40 years in a range of international health areas; communicable disease control (including HIV), maternal and child health and nutrition, and public health in emergency settings.

Working for eight years in Thailand, two years in Somalia, and ten years at the CDC in Atlanta, Michael has also undertaken short projects in more than 30 countries in five continents.

A founding member of Medecins sans Frontieres Australia, Michael is a member of the Global Fund Technical Review Panel, the Board of the Three Diseases Fund for Burma, and the Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

Appointments

  • 2006-present: Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • Associate Professor, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, USA.

Positions

  • 2017: Board member Burnet Institute and Special Advisor on Nutrition
  • 2013-2017: Deputy Director (International Program Strategy), Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 1995-2013: Head, Centre for International Health, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 1986-1995: Medical Epidemiologist, International Health Unit, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA, USA
  • 1983-86: Senior Health Adviser, Oxfam Australia
  • 1981-82: Senior Health Adviser, Refugee Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Somalia
  • 1976-80: Director, Ban Nam Yao Refugee Health Program. Nan, Thailand
  • 1973-76: Medical Resident, McCormick Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Qualifications

  • 1976: DTM&H. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • 1971: MB BS Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • 1970: Bachelor of Medical Science, Monash University, Australia

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