BA, MD, FRACP
Nila Dharan is an Infectious Diseases physician with a research focus on international infectious diseases and public health. She completed her medical training in Internal Medicine and specialist training in Infectious Diseases in the United States and completed a research fellowship with the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has clinical and public health research experience in the areas of HIV, influenza and tuberculosis.
Her current research is focused on several areas including HIV comorbidities, HIV and aging, and HIV prevention. In 2021, she completed a PhD in the area of HIV comorbidities and aging, aimed at understanding the spectrum of comorbidities among persons living with HIV in Australia, and understanding aging-related genetic changes in people with HIV.
2003: Hubert International Research Fellowship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
2008: Joint Program Committee Award in the area of Epidemiology of Infection for abstract "Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1) in the United States, 2007-2008", presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2010: Special Citation for Fellows-in-Training for abstract "Child and household risk factors for hospitalization with laboratory-confirmed influenza among children aged 6-59 months - United States 2005-2008", presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2019: Kirby Institute (Univeristy of New South Wales) Emerging Investigator Award