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Research Manager, Melbourne Clinical And Translational Sciences, The University of Melbourne

Dr Ronelle Welton is passionate about communities and working with researchers and leaders to support health outcomes. A frequent speaker, the combination of venom research science in biochemistry and public health experience give her a unique ability to bridge the gap between practice and theory to plain English.

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  • 2017–present
    Course coordinator, University of Melbourne - MCATS
  • 2014–2017
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2006–2012
    Public Health Co-ordinator, OilSearch Limited
  • 2005–2006
    Postdoctoral research associate, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute


  • 2011 
    James Cook University, MPTHM
  • 2005 
    James Cook University, PhD
  • 1998 
    James Cook University, BBioMedSci(Hons)


  • 2017
    Incidence of fatal snake bite in Australia: A coronial based retrospective study (2000-2016)., Toxicon
  • 2017
    Injury trends from envenoming in Australia, 2000-2013, Internal Medical Journal
  • 2016
    Snakes and Latitudes, Position
  • 2016
    Proteomics and antivenomics of Papuan black snake (Pseudechis papuanus) venom with analysis of its toxicological profile and the preclinical efficacy of Australian antivenoms., J Proteomics
  • 2016
    First fatalities from tick bite anaphylaxis., J Allergy Clinical Immunol
  • 2013
    Marasin Stoa Kipa Program (Malaria) Trainer of Trainers manual, PNG, SOP, OSL
  • 2011
    A malaria program response to an outbreak within a Southern Highlands village, Papua New Guinea., Ann Aus Coll Trop Med
  • 2005
    Full length nucleotide sequence of a Factor V-like subunit of oscutarin from Oxyuranus scutellatus scutellatus (coastal Taipan)., Toxicon
  • 2004
    Chapter Two: The composition and actions of Papua New Guinean snake venoms., Clinical Management of Snakebite in Papua New Guinea

Professional Memberships

  • Public Health Association of Australia

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Biochemistry And Cell Biology Not Elsewhere Classified (060199)
  • Toxicology (Incl. Clinical Toxicology) (111506)
  • Epidemiology (111706)
  • Health Promotion (111712)