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Research into Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV


A number of opportunities are available at the Centre. Interested students should contact the Opportunity Champion to discuss possibilities.


Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar.

Research location

Westmead - Westmead Clinical School

Program type



The Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre (WSSHC) is focused on research into sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. Situated within the Western Clinical School, , WSSHC contributes to the promotion of sexual health and reducing the spread of HIV & other STIs through research, the enhancement of clinical services, teaching, training and health promotion. In addition to running a large coursework Masters program, the Centre has a very active research program encompassing many aspects of Sexual Health and HIV. It also works collaboratively with a number of other organisations, both within Australia and overseas. Specific areas of interest include Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV), HIV infection, , novel diagnostic approaches and epidemiological research.

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 871