Researcher

Dr David John Muscatello

My Expertise

Influenza, epidemiology, population health, acute disease, public health surveillance, population health surveys

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Biography

Dr David Muscatello is a Senior Lecturer in infectious diseases epidemiology. He has a PhD in the epidemiology of pandemic and seasonal influenza. He also has many years' experience in government as an epidemiologist specialising in acute disease surveillance using administrative databases, public health intelligence and biostatistics including time series analysis. He played a major surveillance role in the New South Wales government response...view more

Dr David Muscatello is a Senior Lecturer in infectious diseases epidemiology. He has a PhD in the epidemiology of pandemic and seasonal influenza. He also has many years' experience in government as an epidemiologist specialising in acute disease surveillance using administrative databases, public health intelligence and biostatistics including time series analysis. He played a major surveillance role in the New South Wales government response to pandemic influenza in 2009 and has served on the Australian National Influenza Surveillance Committee. David is also a graduate of the New South Wales Public Health Officer Training Program and has supervised and trained numerous Public Health Officer and Biostatistical trainees. He is particularly interested in the use of time series analysis for estimating mortality and morbidity from infectious and other diseases and for assessing the impact of health policies on populations. He contributes to the World Health Organisation's (WHO) activities for estimating the global burden of deaths and hospitalisations attributable to influenza.


My Qualifications

PhD

MPH

Graduate of the NSW Public Health Training Program

BSc


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

ILP, Honours, Masters, PhD


Currently supervising

Currently supervising as PhD

 

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Secondary Supervisor

Moa, Aye

The burden of influenza B and age specific benefit of QIV over TIV

Supervisor

Morgan, Dominic

Health outcomes following cardiac arrest.

Secondary Supervisor

Zhang, Yi

An overview of the influenza immunization policy in Beijing, and to acquire evidence for possible changes to the policy

Supervisor

Lum On, Miriam

Exploring the use of routinely collected data in population health and burden of disease analysis

Currently supervising as Masters (Research)

 

Supervision type

Student name

Research Area

Supervisor

Kunwar, Ritu

Effect of parental migration on healthcare seeking behaviour for common childhood illnesses and nutritional status of left behind children under 5 years of age in Nepal

 


My Teaching

Outbreak investigation PHCM9731, Bioterrorism and Health Intelligence PHCM9789, Internships PHCM9143

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Location

Samuels Building, go to reception, Level 3. Kensington Campus, map reference F25.

Contact

+61 2 9385 8659
+61 2 9313 8185