A/Prof Ross Andrews
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Role:
Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)
Bio

Professor Ross Andrews is an epidemiologist with major research interests in vaccine preventable diseases and Indigenous health. He is the Head of the Child Health Division at Menzies and leads the Immunisation Team. He is a member of the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) and a number of associated working parties: ATAGI Pneumococcal Working Party, the ATAGI Influenza Working Party and the ATAGI Hib Working Party. He has public health experience at local, state and national government level and has published his work on pneumococcal disease and polysaccharide vaccine in the international literature. He played a major role in the establishment of enhanced surveillance for invasive pneumococcal disease in Victoria and has been invited to contribute to the revision of recommendations related to the use of polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine for the 9th edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook.