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Casual Academic, La Trobe University

Dr Nadia Chaves (she/her) is a general and infectious diseases specialist who works with and cares for people according to their needs, values and preferences, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She has interests and experience in community engagement, health equity, behaviour change and implementation.


  • 2013–present
    General Physician, Alfred Hospital
  • 2013–present
    Infectious Diseases Physician, cohealth
  • 2017–2020
    Sessional academic, La Trobe University


  • 1999 
    Monash , MBBS


  • 2017
    The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health Network of Australia recommendations for health assessment for people from refugee-like backgrounds: an abridged outline, Medical Journal of Australia

Grants and Contracts

  • 2010
    Translating Research Into Practice
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council