Dr Alessandro R Demaio

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health (NCDs)


Dr Alessandro Demaio trained and worked as a medical doctor in Melbourne, Australia. While working as a doctor at The Alfred Hospital, he completed a Masters in Public Health including field work in Cambodia. <br> <br>In 2010, Alessandro relocated to Denmark and began a PhD fellowship in Global Health with the University of Copenhagen, focusing on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). His PhD research was based in Mongolia, working with the Ministry of Health, UN and other local and international partners to provide an epidemiological evidence-base for current and future public health and policy responses to the growing burden of NCDs. <br> <br>In 2013, Alessandro holds dual Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, Harvard Medical School and the Copenhagen School of Global Health. <br> <br>In addition to his research, Alessandro lectures for the University of Copenhagen, The University of Melbourne and Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, and is a regular contributor to academic and public discourse. Alessandro has a column with The Conversation and established and leads the PLOS blog, Translational Global Health. <br>