Colleen Lau

Professor Colleen Lau is an NHMRC Fellow and Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Queensland School of Public Health. Professor Lau was a collaborator with the former APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence.

Her areas of expertise include emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, and clinical travel medicine. Her wide range of research interests include infectious disease epidemiology, spatial epidemiology and disease mapping, infectious disease surveillance and elimination, vaccinations, travel health, environmental health, and digital decision support tools. Professor Lau’s research projects focus on answering practical questions in clinical management of infectious diseases and operational questions on improving strategies to solve public health problems.

Read more about Associate Professor Lau’s research interests and publications.