Dr Claire Nightingale

Dr Claire Nightingale is a public health researcher with a focus on implementation research. After completing her PhD in the molecular epidemiology of HIV in the Pacific, she spent over three years leading sexual health laboratory at the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research. This work was largely focused on developing a greater understanding of womens’ sexual health in pregnancy, cervical screening and the evaluation of point of care diagnostic devices. From there she continued her international focus with an additional 3.5 years in Myanmar, working in a research development capacity with a focus on infectious disease (HIV and Hepatitis C), harm reduction and maternal health. Since joining the Centre for Health Policy, Claire has been focusing on cervical screening and supporting Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.

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