Will Cuningham

PhD candidate


Master of Science (Epidemiology), The University of Melbourne, 2015 ; Bachelor of Science, The University of Melbourne, 2013


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital


After completing a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne in 2013, Will began a Master of Science in Epidemiology, focusing on infectious
diseases and conducting research exploring the optimal timing for antenatal influenza vaccination.

Following graduation in 2016, Will commenced as a research assistant at Melbourne's Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (VIDRL Epidemiology) where he was involved in research on the infectious disease burden (particularly skin diseases) and associated antibiotic prescribing rates in the remote Aboriginal Australian communities of the East Arnhem region.

In February 2018, Will commenced a PhD at Menzies on the epidemiology and health economics of antimicrobial resistance in Northern Australia.

Research Themes
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • PhD title: Epidemiology and Health Economics of Antimicrobial Resistance in Northern Australia