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Will is a PhD student at the Menzies School of Health research. He is researching the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in northern Australia and the cost of drug-resistant and -susceptible infections in Northern Territory hospitals. This research has included work on developing an interactive AMR surveillance system and piloting a tool to enable antimicrobial stewardship in remote Aboriginal primary health care. Will is passionate about improving health data systems and surveillance of infectious diseases, using accurate estimates of the burden of disease to inform evidence-based decision making and the impact of social determinants of health on the epidemiology of infectious diseases. Before moving to Darwin, Will did a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in epidemiology at The University of Melbourne, and has previously worked at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity as a research assistant.
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Understanding current antimicrobial prescribing practice in remote Aboriginal primary healthcare across northern Australia
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Project: HDR Project › PhD
Cuningham, W. G. G., Anderson, L., Bowen, A., Buising, K., Connors, C., Daveson, K., Martin, J., McNamara, S., Patel, B., James, R., Shanks, J., Wright, K., Yarwood, T., Tong, S. Y. C. & Mcvernon, J., Jul 2020, In: PEERJ. 8, p. 1-18 18 p., e9409.
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Geospatial epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in a tropical setting: An enabling digital surveillance platformWozniak, T., Cuningham, W. G. G., Buchanan, S., Coulter, S., Baird, R. W., Nimmo, G. R., Blyth, C. C., Tong, S. Y. C., Currie, B. & Ralph, A., 1 Dec 2020, In: Scientific Reports. 10, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 13169.
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High burden of infectious disease and antibiotic use in early life in Australian Aboriginal communitiesCuningham, W., McVernon, J., Lydeamore, M. J., Andrews, R. M., Carapetis, J., Kearns, T., Clucas, D., Dhurrkay, R. G., Tong, S. Y. C. & Campbell, P. T., Apr 2019, In: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43, 2, p. 149-155 7 p.
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Cuningham, W., Geard, N., Fielding, J. E., Braat, S., Madhi, S. A., Nunes, M. C., Christian, L. M., Lin, S. Y., Lee, C. N., Yamaguchi, K., Bisgaard, H., Chawes, B., Chao, A. S., Blanchard-Rohner, G., Schlaudecker, E. P., Fisher, B. M., McVernon, J. & Moss, R., Sep 2019, In: Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 13, 5, p. 438-452 15 p.
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Scabies and risk of skin sores in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: A self-controlled case series studyAung, P. T. Z., Cuningham, W. G. G., Hwang, K., Andrews, R. M., Carapetis, J., Kearns, T., Clucas, D., McVernon, J., Simpson, J. A., Tong, S. & Campbell, P. T., 25 Jul 2018, In: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 12, 7, p. 1-11 11 p., e0006668.
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