Professor Jane Hocking

Professor Jane Hocking


Head, Sexual Health Unit
The University of Melbourne
Elected in 2022
Citation on election

Professor Jane Hocking is an epidemiologist, whose research on chlamydia has led to paradigm changes in policy, with changed treatment guidelines globally. She has demonstrated excellence through multiple plenary and symposia presentations at international conferences and membership on national and international committees informing policy. She has published over 375 peer-reviewed papers, with publications on NEJM and The Lancet, and has attracted $57 million in funding.

Professor Hocking has made sustained contributions to the profession through journal editorial roles, conference organising and peer-review, and received prestigious awards for research excellence. She has promoted health and medical science in the community and enhanced primary-care workforce capacity through education, training and resources.

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