Research & Evaluation


Current Research Projects

 Bacterial vaginosis

Research at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Research at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre is underpinned by good clinical research practice (GCP) which is an ethical and scientific standard by which research is designed, implemented and reported, ensuring the data are credible and the rights, integrity and confidentiality of participants are safeguarded.

Differing levels of medical research is supported and undertaken with research findings maximizing clinical practice and policy. This can lead to improved patient care and outcomes, service delivery and efficiency. Appropriately trained and qualified individuals supervise all research .

Collaboration provides opportunities for staff and clients to access recent advances in sexually transmissible infection/HIV treatment and prevention. The Unit continues to grow with effective partnerships operating at the following levels:


Alfred Hospital, Monash University, University of Melbourne, Burnet Institute


The Kirby Institute and other sexual health centres nationally.


National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Pharmaceutical companies


The MSHC Research and Evaluation Unit includes academic staff of Monash University, research nurses and research students. The Unit supports research opportunities for PhD candidates,Advanced Medical Science students (AMS) and other postgraduate students.

To apply, contact Professor Christopher Fairley on +61 3 9341 6241 or email:

Dissemination of research output is published in scientific journals, surveillance reports, conference presentations and the MSHC annual report. Many of these papers have been influential in changing and shaping clinical practice both nationally and internationally. Innovation and research leadership continue as themes for the Unit.

Past Research Projects

Project Reports Project Manager Year Download
 Anal Cancer Examination Study
 Chlamydia Studies
Bacterial Vaginosis Studies
 Impress HPV 
HIV Studies

TESTme Project Report

Candice Fuller


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Hyper Study

Huachun Zou


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