Professor Ross Andrews

Research fellow


PhD, Australian National University, 2004; Master of Applied Epidemiology, Australian National University, 1998; Master of Public Health, Monash University, 1995; Diploma of Applied Science (Environmental Health), Swinburne University, 1984.

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Principal Supervisor for PhD


Brisbane Office, Queensland


Professor Andrews is an epidemiologist with major research interests in vaccine-preventable diseases and skin infections.

He is a senior member of the Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on InfectiouS disease Emergencies (APPRISE) and has a joint appointment as Director of the Masters of Applied Epidemiology (MAE) program at the Australian National University. The MAE is Australia’s field epidemiology training program. Ross has contributed to national immunisation policy for 10 years as a member the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), including four years as Chair. His term on ATAGI ended on 30 June 2018. 

Ross has $24.2m in research funding; 116 peer-reviewed publications; supervised 11 higher degree by research (HDR) students to completion (five as primary supervisor) and currently supervises five HDR students.

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