Martyn Kirk is a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellow and Professor of applied epidemiology at The Australian National University Medical School. He has worked for over 20 years in state, territory, and federal health departments in the areas of infectious disease surveillance and investigation.
Previously, Martyn was Program Director for the Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) program at ANU. He has worked for over 20 years in state and territory and federal health departments in the areas of infectious disease surveillance and investigation.
In 2000, he was appointed as the Coordinating Epidemiologist of OzFoodNet to establish national surveillance of foodborne diseases. Martyn regularly consults for governments and the World Health Organization on zoonotic diseases, environmental health issues and epidemiological workforce development. He is also a Food Standards Australia New Zealand Fellow and is on the advisory board of the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance.