James Trauer

Dr James Trauer is a practising respiratory, sleep, general and public health physician, and head of the Epidemiological Modelling Unit for the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.

His primary research interest is tuberculosis, but his unit also undertakes modelling of emerging infections, demography and non-communicable diseases. James also has research interests in cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, influenza, genomics, and non-tuberculous mycobacterial diseases.

Methodological approaches used in these areas include deterministic and stochastic modelling, agent-based simulations, applied mathematics, Bayesian inference, statistics, epidemiology, and computer science.