Dr Juinn-Yih Su

Data Manager / Analyst


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;


Darwin Bld Red 9, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina campus


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. Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved

    Understanding how NT Aboriginal school attendance could be improved


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