2019 Fellowship awarded to infectious diseases and public health medicine specialist
The 2019 Club Melbourne Fellowship was awarded to Dr Joseph Doyle from the Burnet Institute, who has received the $10,000 grant to support his attendance at the 2020 International AIDS Society Conference in San Francisco, enabling new, life changing opportunities for his research project.
Dr Joseph Doyle is a specialist in infectious diseases and public health medicine. He leads a clinical and implementation research program across the Burnet Institute, The Alfred, and Monash University with the aim to improve the access and delivery of hepatitis C treatment.
He is a leader of the Eliminate C Australia Partnership, which aims to build capacity and support for HCV elimination across all jurisdictions nationally. He has been an advisor and consultant to the World Health Organisation on HIV and Viral Hepatitis, and has received research support as a chief investigator from National Health & Medical Research Council, WHO, philanthropic organisations and industry.
Club Melbourne invests in the Fellowship with the hope that the Program’s Fellows will evolve to become Ambassadors themselves in the future.
(L-R): 2019 Fellow, Dr Joseph Doyle and Club Melbourne's Patron in Chief, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.