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Professor at ANU Medical School; Senior Staff Specialist Infectious Diseases; General Physician, Australian National University

Frank Bowden is Professor at the Australian National University Medical School and an Infectious Diseases Physician at the Canberra Hospital. His special research interest has been population health approaches to the control of infectious diseases (especially sexually transmitted infections). He teaches a course in Evidence Based Medicine and is a board member of the One Disease Foundation which is working in the Northern Territory to eliminate crusted scabies. His books 'Gone Viral - the germs that share our lives' and 'Infectious - a doctor's eye opening insights into contagious diseases' are published by NewSouth.


  • 1999–present
    Infectious Diseases Physician, Canberra Hospital
  • 2002–present
    Professor, ANU Medical School


  • 2001 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Medicine
  • 1995 
    University of Newcastle, Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • 1994 
    Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellow
  • 1991 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellowship
  • 1983 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery