Dr Katrina Roper

PhD, MAppEpid, BSc(Hons), GradCertMgt
Honorary Senior Lecturer (C)
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Epidemiology 4202
  • Disease Surveillance 420202
  • Microbiology 3107
  • Infectious Agents 310702

Current student projects

2023 - Dr Grace Hood, BVSc - PhD candidate, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford. Project title: Immune responses in wildlife workers in Australia.

Past student projects

2019 - Busayo Ajuwon - Doctor of Philosophy. Project title: Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nigeria: Disease Prevalence and Machine Learning Intervention for Early Detection. Completed Jan 2024.

2017 - Dr Patiyan Andersson - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Applied Epidemiology: within, at the border and outside Australia. Field placements: Health Mergency Management Branch, and Immunisation Branch, Office of Health Protection, Australia Government Department of Health. Completed Oct 2018.

2016 - Siobhan St George - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Applied Epidemiology of Dommunicable Diseases, Victoria 2016-2017. Field placement: OzFoodNet, Health and Human Services, Victoria State Government. Completed Feb 2018.

2016 - Rosemary Wright - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Applied epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases, Victoria 2016-2017. Field placements: Health and Human Service, Victoria State Government, and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Completed Nov 2017.

2016 - Julie Collins - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Applied Epidemiology in the Hunter New England and Western Pacific regions. Field placement: OzFoodNet, Hunter New England Population Health, NSW Health. Completed Nov 2017.

2016 - Linda Garton - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Appled Epidemiology in Australia. Field placements: NT Centre for Disease Control, and Sydney Local Health District, NSW Health. Completed Jun 2020.

2016 - Kathleen McDermott - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Field placement: National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, Northern Territory. Completed.

2015 - Samantha Siripol - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: The health and epidemiology of at risk populations. Field placement: Indigenous Health Division, Australian Government Department of Health. Completed Feb 2018.

2015 - Dr Craig Thompson - Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology). Thesis title: Applied Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Outbreaks in New South Wales. Field placement: National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveiilance. Completed Nov 2016.


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  20 May 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers