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Who Wants to be an Epidemiologist?

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  • Torquay Library
    Surf City Plaza, Beach Road, Torquay VIC 3228, Australia

More than just a scientist in the lab with a test tube, epidemiologists are disease detectives charged with finding the causes and solutions to epidemics and disease.

In an era of overwhelming global health issues, would you like to know what a career in public health looks like? Well… here is your chance to get it straight from the horse’s mouth.

Join us at the Torquay Library to hear from three epidemiologists at different stages of their careers. Find out about their motivations and passions, their experience in the field and in the lab, how they got their start and where they are today.

  • Professor Emeritus Joan Ozanne-Smith – Monash University Department of Forensic Medicine.
  • Professor Catherine Bennett – The Alfred Deakin Professor, Chair in Epidemiology, Deakin University
  • Jessy Hansen – Data Analyst and PhD student.