Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University

Jack Wallace has been involved in local, state and national responses to blood borne viruses such as HIV and chronic viral hepatitis since the mid 1980s, and has worked or volunteered in organisations such as the New South Wales Users and AIDS Association, Queensland Health, and Hepatitis Australia. He is currently working for the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University documenting the social impact of chronic hepatitis B. He has been involved in the writing, or writing groups, of several national hepatitis strategies, and has been a representative of national and state ministerial hepatitis advisory committees. He is an Executive Member of the Coalition for the Eradication of Viral Hepatitis in Asia and the Pacific.

Experience

  • 2005–present
    Research Fellow, Hepatitis Program, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University
  • 1998–2004
    Executive Officer, Hepatitis Australia

Education

  • 2005 
    University of RMIT, Masters of Social Science (International Development)

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Human Rights And Justice Issues (220104)