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Dr Surendra Karki

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Research Fellow

Donor Health and Wellbeing

Microscope Conjoint Lecturer (UNSW Sydney), Visiting Fellow (UTS)

Dr Surendra Karki is a public health Epidemiologist in R&D at Lifeblood. 

Surendra conducts epidemiological research using large-scale data to understand blood donor’s health and well-being. He collaborates with internal stakeholders and external academic partners for high quality research outcomes. He also works with other researchers and scientists at Lifeblood sharing his knowledge of clinical and epidemiological study design, and data analysis. 

Surendra obtained his PhD in Epidemiology from Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. Prior to joining Lifeblood, Surendra worked as postdoctoral research fellow at UNSW Sydney. 

Currently, he is supervising several higher degree research students. 

Awards and leadership

  • UNSW High Quality Research Papers Scheme Incentive (2019)
  • Associate Editor, BMC Public Health (2018-current) 
  • ISBT Working Party Member, Donors and donations (2019-current) 
  • New Voices in Global Health, World Health Summit Organization (2017)
  • 15th National Immunisation Conference, Best Posters Award, Public Health Association of Australia (2016)
  • Young Investigator Fellow (Edward Jenner Vaccine Society & Journal: Vaccine (2015-2018)
  • New Voices in Asian Health, World Health Summit Organization, Germany (2013)
  • Alfred Health's Chairman of the Board Award for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia (Alfred Health, Melbourne, 2013)

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