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Co-Head, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology; Epidemiology Lead, Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines & Infectious Diseases

BSc (Hons) GradDipClinEpi PhD

A/Prof Hannah Moore is Program Head, Infections and Vaccines at the Telethon Kids Institute; Co-Head of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology team within the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases at the Telethon Kids Institute and Associate Professor at the School of Population Health, Curtin University, in Perth, Western Australia.

She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia, where she was awarded her PhD in epidemiology in 2011. A/Prof Moore has held research grants and fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Western Australian and Commonwealth Departments of Health. In 2021 she was awarded a 5-year fellowship from the Stan Perron Charitable Foundation and further funding from the Future Health Research and Innovation Fund through the WA Near-miss Awards program.

Her passion for research involves using population-based data to investigate how to recognise, prevent and reduce serious respiratory and other infectious diseases in children through estimating burden of disease and evaluating the effectiveness of vaccination programs. She has developed expertise in identifying the pathogen-specific burden of respiratory infections with a particular focus on Respiratory Syncytial Virus in young children.

Raising awareness of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and predicting the impact of forthcoming prevention measures is now a major focus of her research program. She has previously contributed to state and national influenza vaccination policy.

In 2020 she also joined the Strep A Vaccine Global Consortium (SAVAC) to increase knowledge and awareness of the global burden of Group A Streptococcal diseases. She has received further training in advanced vaccinology from the Fondation Merieux. She has been awarded >$5M in competitive research grants, co-authored >100 papers, was TEDxPerth 2018 speaker and recipient of the WA Premiers Science Early Career Scientist Award (2015).