Professor Martyn Kirk

Professor Martyn Kirk is Professor of Applied Epidemiology at the Australian National University. Professor Kirk has worked for over twenty years in state and territory and federal health departments in the areas of infectious disease surveillance and investigation. In 2000, Professor Kirk was appointed as the Coordinating Epidemiologist of OzFoodNet to establish national surveillance of food borne diseases. Professor Kirk’s research focus includes diseases transmitted by contaminated food, water or environments. He has investigated a wide range of infectious disease outbreaks including Legionnaires’ disease, cholera, trematode infections, salmonellosis, shigellosis, and Campylobacter infections.

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Implementation, Integration, Analysis and Genomic Informed Responses