Dr Shawn Ting

Senior research fellow

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (First Class Hons), University of Melbourne, 2012

Location:

Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus

Biography:

Dr Shawn Ting is a veterinarian with a background in public health, food safety, animal health, animal welfare and public administration.

He currently leads the animal health aspects of the Menzies Timor-Leste project, focusing on developing strategies for animal health surveillance, especially for antimicrobial resistance. He has also taken on project management roles recently. Shawn continues to deepen the links between the government veterinary services of Timor-Leste and Menzies through a One Health approach.

 

Previously, Shawn was awarded a scholarship from the government veterinary services of Singapore and has held various positions focusing on import risk analysis and disease surveillance. He also has international experience through work with the Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. 

  1. Francis, J.R., Sarmento, N., Draper, A.D.K., Marr, I., Ting, S., [...], and Yan, J. (2020). Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in Timor-Leste: building surveillance capacity with a One Health approach. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 44, 1-3. doi: 10.33321/cdi.2020.44.1
  1. Fleming Fund Country Grant to Timor-Leste: August 2020 update

    Fleming Fund Country Grant to Timor-Leste: August 2020 update

    Date

    The Fleming Fund Country Grant supports testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) in Timor-Leste. Read about what the team has been up to in the first year.

  2. Understanding antimicrobial resistance in animals in Timor-Leste

    Understanding antimicrobial resistance in animals in Timor-Leste

    Date

    Infectious diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans, which is why it is important to understand animal health in order to improve human health. Research also shows that antimicrobial resistance in bacteria either in humans, animals or the...

  3. Fleming Fund Country Grant in Timor-Leste announced!

    Fleming Fund Country Grant in Timor-Leste announced!

    Date

    Menzies has been awarded a Fleming Fund Country Grant to support testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Timor-Leste.

  4. Fleming Fund helps Menzies battle drug resistance in Timor-Leste

    Fleming Fund helps Menzies battle drug resistance in Timor-Leste

    Date

    Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) has been awarded a Fleming Fund country grant to support testing and surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Timor-Leste.