Dr Juinn-Yih Su

Data Manager / Analyst

Qualifications:

Doctor of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2016; Master of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2004; Bachelor of Medicine, National Yangming Medical College, Taiwan,1988;

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Associate supervisor for PhD and masters students

Location:

Darwin Bld Red 9, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina campus

Biography:

Jiunn-Yih is a medically trained epidemiologist. He completed his Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health at Menzies.

He has worked at the Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control on the surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses for 11 years, gaining extensive experience in epidemiological research and disease surveillance.

He also lectured for the Menzies’ Master of Public Health course teaching epidemiology, biostatistics, research design and research methods, disease control and sexual and reproductive health, and in Menzies’ STATA training courses.

Jiunn-Yih joined Menzies in 2016 to work on a NHMRC funded data linkage study on childhood development and education. Currently he works for the Child and Youth Development Research Partnership (CYDRP), where he uses linked administrative datasets to investigate the impact of early life health and social factors on children’s developmental, educational and social outcomes. He also works with the Hearing for Learning Initiative.

  1. Giffard, P. M., Su, J. Y., Andersson, P., & Holt, D. C. (2017). Primary health clinic toilet/bathroom surface swab sampling can indicate a community profile of sexually transmitted infections. PeerJ, 5, e3487. doi:10.7717/peerj.3487
  2. Graham, S., Guy, R. J., Donovan, B., McManus, H., Su, J. Y., El-Hayek, C., . . . Ward, J. S. (2012). Epidemiology of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, 2000-2009. Med J Aust, 197(11), 642-646. doi:10.5694/mja12.10163
  3. Guy, R., Ward, J. S., Smith, K. S., Su, J. Y., Huang, R. L., Tangey, A., . . . Kaldor, J. M. (2012). The impact of sexually transmissible infection programs in remote Aboriginal communities in Australia: a systematic review. Sex Health, 9(3), 205-212. doi:10.1071/SH11074
  4. Hui, B. B., Ryder, N., Su, J. Y., Ward, J., Chen, M. Y., Donovan, B., . . . Regan, D. G. (2015). Exploring the Benefits of Molecular Testing for Gonorrhoea Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance in Remote Settings. PLoS One, 10(7), e0133202. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133202
  5. Su, J. Y., Belton, S., & Ryder, N. (2016). Why are men less tested for sexually transmitted infections in remote Australian Indigenous communities? A mixed-methods study. Cult Health Sex, 18(10), 1150-1164. doi:10.1080/13691058.2016.1175028
  6. Su, J. Y., & Condon, J. R. (2012). Trends in testing and notification for genital gonorrhoea in a northern Australian district, 2004-2008. Sex Health, 9(4), 384-388. doi:10.1071/SH11113
  7. Su, J. Y., Holt, J., Payne, R., Gates, K., Ewing, A., & Ryder, N. (2015). Effectiveness of using Grindr to increase syphilis testing among men who have sex with men in Darwin, Australia. Aust N Z J Public Health, 39(3), 293-294. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12342
  8. Trembizki, E., Wand, H., Donovan, B., Chen, M., Fairley, C. K., Freeman, K., . . . Su, J. Y., Ward, J , Whiley, D. M. (2016). The Molecular Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study, 2012. Clin Infect Dis, 63(12), 1591-1598. doi:10.1093/cid/ciw648
  9. Ward, J., McManus, H., McGregor, S., Hawke, K., Giele, C., Su, J. Y., . . . Kaldor, J. M. (2018). HIV incidence in Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in Australia: a population-level observational study. Lancet HIV, 5(9), e506-e514. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30135-8
  10. Ward, J. S., Guy, R. J., Akre, S. P., Middleton, M. G., Giele, C. M., Su, J. Y., . . . Russell, D. B. (2011). Epidemiology of syphilis in Australia: moving towards elimination of infectious syphilis from remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities? Med J Aust, 194(10), 525-529.
  1. Hearing loss impacts school attendance among Australia's aboriginal children

    Hearing loss impacts school attendance among Australia's aboriginal children

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    The study was led by Dr. Jiunn-Yih Su with the Centre for Child Development and Education, Menzies School of Health Research, and the Charles Darwin University.

  2. High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism

    High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism

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    A team of researchers led by Menzies, CDU, recommend better early detection for treatment to support students with hearing difficulties.

  3. Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

    Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

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    The first study investigating hearing impairment on school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has been released.

  4. Media Release | Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

    Media Release | Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

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    A study investigating the independent impact of hearing impairment (HI) on school attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has been released today.

  5. Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

    Hearing loss linked to poor school attendance in the Northern Territory

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    Study investigating the impact of hearing impairment on school attendance for children published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

  6. Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved

    Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved

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    Regular attendance at preschool in remote Northern Territory communities will improve a child