Professor Martyn Kirk is a National Health and Medical Research Council fellow at the ANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.

Professor Kirk has worked for governments in the area of public health for more than 20 years prior to joining ANU in 2011. He has led the OzFoodNet system of foodborne disease surveillance in Australia and the Master of Applied Epidemiology program, which is the Australian Field Epidemiology Training Program.

Professor Kirk conducts research into human health threats from foods, waters and the environment, and is an international expert on food- and waterborne infections, including outbreaks of disease. He has extensive experience training people to conduct public health surveillance and outbreak investigation.

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Major PFAS health study releases findings

A research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has released findings from a major epidemiological study funded by…

10 December 2021

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