Doctor Sarah Borg

Public Health Registrar


Sarah is a Public Health Registrar at the Burnet Institute. She is an advanced trainee of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) within the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). She is a medical doctor with additional expertise in public health and sexual and reproductive health. She continues to work clinically as a Sexual Health Registrar at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre. Sarah is passionate about improving sexual and reproductive health and rights with a focus on girls and women living in resource constrained settings. She has a vast range of experience working for non-government organisations, state departments, and intergovernmental organisations in metropolitan and rural Australia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Tanzania.


  • 2022: Public Health Registrar, Burnet Institute
  • 2022: Sexual Health Medicine Registrar, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • 2021: Principal Public Health Medical Officer, Health Protection Branch (Communicable Diseases) and COVID-19 Response Division, Department of Health (Victoria)
  • 2020-2021: Consultant, WHO Academy and Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva
  • 2018 – 2020: Senior Advisor - Clinical Evidence, MSI Reproductive Choices (formerly Marie Stopes International), United Kingdom
  • 2018 – 2020: Speciality Doctor in Sexual Health, Homerton Sexual Health Services, United Kingdom
  • 2018: Public Health Medicine Registrar, The Heart Foundation South Australia
  • 2017: Clinical Fellow in Sexual Health and Dermatology, The Great Western Hospital, United Kingdom
  • 2017: Policy Impact Research Project Officer, The University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2016: Clinical Fellow in HIV Medicine, The Royal Free Hospital, United Kingdom
  • 2013-2014: Medical Intern and Resident Medical Officer (RMO), The Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • 2012-2014: Honorary Clinical Associate Lecturer, The University of Adelaide


  • 2021: Graduate Certificate of Health Management. Monash University, Australia
  • 2019: Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare United Kingdom Diploma (DFSRH), United Kingdom
  • 2018: Graduate Diploma of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. James Cook University, Australia
  • 2017: MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. The University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2015: MSc in Public Health. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • 2012: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. The University of Adelaide, Australia

Projects (1)

Current (1)

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