Researcher

Biography

Dr Aung is a medical doctor from Myanmar. He attained a research master’s degree in public health at the University of Auckland and recently completed PhD in Medicine at UNSW focusing on an epidemiology project related to HIV and neurocognitive aging. He also has extensive experience in HIV and STI prevention and control areas. He worked as a clinician and as a public health professional in several HIV and STI prevention, treatment, and...view more

Dr Aung is a medical doctor from Myanmar. He attained a research master’s degree in public health at the University of Auckland and recently completed PhD in Medicine at UNSW focusing on an epidemiology project related to HIV and neurocognitive aging. He also has extensive experience in HIV and STI prevention and control areas. He worked as a clinician and as a public health professional in several HIV and STI prevention, treatment, and surveillance projects with various international non-governmental organizations in Myanmar. His research interests lie in the areas of evaluation of public health policies and interventions through analysis of administrative datasets, and epidemiology of medical and neuropsychiatric comorbidities among people living with HIV. 


My Qualifications

MBBS, MPH, PhD


My Awards

New Zealand ASEAN Scholarship Award - 2013 

University International Postgraduate Award from University of New South Wales - 2018


My Research Activities

HIV and STI Surveillance

HIV and aging

HIV and cognitive aging

Non-AIDS conditions among people living with HIV

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Location

Kirby Institute

Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building

UNSW SYDNEY 2052

Contact

+61 (2) 9348 0953