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Prof

Benjamin Cowie

Honorary
Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital
viral hepatitis
hepatitis B virus
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
female
male
australia
general & internal medicine
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Prof

Benjamin Cowie

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Public Health
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Prof

Benjamin Cowie

 

Professor Benjamin Cowie is an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist, holding appointments with the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, and the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. In addition, Ben is a medical epidemiologist with Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, and is a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne.

He serves on a range of communicable disease, clinical and public health committees at state, national and international levels.

Ben has built a broad research agenda in the epidemiology and control of communicable diseases, with a focus on viral hepatitis. He has supervised a number of Masters and PhD students in this area and has attracted research funding to support public health research and innovative program development in relation to viral hepatitis. Ben has been involved in the development of healthy public policy in relation to viral hepatitis in Australia and internationally, and in 2015 was named the inaugural Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis at the Doherty Institute.

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Projects

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Additional Information

HEP-LOGIC - A partnership approach to preventing liver cancer: tackling viral hepatitis in primary care

Surveillance for Hepatitis B Indicators - Blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections surveillance and research program
National Viral Hepatitis Mapping Project

Liver cancer prevention - linking viral hepatitis diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes

Improving equity of hepatitis B treatment access and outcomes by informing spatial targeting of resources

Victorian Enhanced Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Project

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

Cowie Group - Melbourne Research Team of the Year

Melbourne Health - Celebrating Excellence Awards

2017

WHO CC for Viral Hepatitis - Highly Commended, Chief Executive's Leadership Award

Melbourne Health - Celebrating Excellence Awards

2016

Individual Contribution Award

Hepatitis Victoria

2016

Award for Outstanding Service in Viral Hepatitis Health Promotion

Hepatitis Australia

2015

Clinical Excellence Award - You Made a Difference

Melbourne Health

2013

Hepatitis Victoria Ambassador and HepHero

Hepatitis Victoria

2011

Media Award

Cancer Council Victoria

2010

Victor Hurley Medical Research Fellowship

Royal Melbourne Hospital

2008

Junior Researcher Support Prize

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine

1996

Final Year Prize

Association of Monash Medical Graduates

1993

Paul Boyce Award

Monash University Faculty of Medicine

2004

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Honorary

Doherty Institute

Corresponding Member

European Association for the Study of the Liver

Member

Public Health Association of Australia

Life Member

The John Snow Society

Member

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases

Member, And Director

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine

Education

Education


Doctorate of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Clinical Epidemiology

Monash University

Medicine and Surgery

Monash University

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