Dr Frank Beard MBChB, BA, MPH, MHA, Grad Dip App Epi, FAFPHM
Public Health Physician - Executive Management Team
Dr Aditi Dey MBBS, DTM&H, GradDipApplSc (HIM), MPH, PhD
Senior Research Fellow / Manager - CES - Executive Management Team
Mr Brynley Hull BSc (Hons), MPH
Research Fellow/Epidemiologist

Brynley Hull is an epidemiologist and data analyst, working in public health research. He is a science graduate of the University of NSW and completed a Master of Public Health at the University of Sydney. After gaining experience in occupational health epidemiology, he is now the principal analyst for NCIRS of data from the Australian Immunisation Register. His main interests and expertise are the manipulation and analysis of public health data, immunisation research and spatial epidemiology.

Ms Han Wang BSc (Math), MStats
Statistician/Data Manager

Han Wang is a statistician. She obtained a masters degree in statistics from the University of Sydney, after a primary mathematics degree from Peking University. Her research work involves study design, mathematical modelling and data analysis. She is interested in robust estimation for mixed models, longitudinal analysis, matched case-control studies, multivariate analysis and time series.

Dr Alexandra Hendry BSc(Hons), PhD, GradDip IPH
Senior Research Officer

Alexandra Hendry joined NCIRS in October 2015 as a Research Officer with the Coverage, Evaluation and Surveillance team. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) and her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Sydney and worked as a Postdoctoral Scientist at the University of Auckland for a number of years before moving into public health and completing a Graduate Diploma of International Public Health at the University of Sydney. Before joining NCIRS Alexandra worked in a number of public health research positions and has substantial experience in data analysis and using routinely collected data for epidemiological research and evaluation.

Ms Kelley Meder, MPH, MIPH, MAppEpid (c)
Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) Scholar

Kelley is a current MAE Scholar, run jointly through NCIRS and Australian National University.  She has a background in global public health with the completion of her Bachelor of Science in Global Health at the University of Washington (USA) in 2009, and Master of Public Health and Master of International Public Health at the University of New South Wales in 2015, focusing on tropical and infectious disease epidemiology and control.

Ms Julia Maguire BSc, MSci(Epi)
Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) Scholar

Julia joined NCIRS in 2017 as an MAE scholar and from 2019 will take up the role as infectious disease epidemiologist focusing on data linkage and surveillance projects at NCIRS. Julia has significant experience in data analysis, previously working as a data analyst and statistician at Monash Health in Melbourne. Julia has previously completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Melbourne and completed training in applied epidemiology at the Australian National University. Julia has over five years experience in public health, including international field experience, working in Bangladesh and Samoa. Julia is interested in communicable diseases, particularly vaccine preventable diseases, and their impact on vulnerable populations both nationally and internationally. 

Dr Elizabeth Ellis MBioc (Hons) (Oxon), BM (Hons), MRCP (UK), DipClinRes, MPH
Public Health Medicine Registrar

Elizabeth Ellis is a Public Health Medicine Registrar with the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine. She has a diverse background in both clinical and academic medicine. She initially read a four-year biochemistry degree at the University of Oxford before embarking on a career in medicine, completing core medical training in adult medicine in the UK. The award of a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship enabled her to undertake research training with the Liver Fibrosis Group at Newcastle University, UK. Prior to commencing Public Health Medicine training, Elizabeth gained extensive experience in the field of clinical genetics, including general and cancer genetics. While at NCIRS, Elizabeth will be working in the areas of vaccine surveillance and policy.

Ms Corina Shiels 
Administration Officer CESSR
Last updated December 2018