Husna Begum

Dr Husna Begum was an APPRISE Research Fellow and the central project manager for the SPRINT-SARI (Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection) study in the former clinical research and infection prevention pillar of APPRISE. For this work she was based at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre at Monash University.

Husna is a Senior Project Officer, Cardiovascular Learning Health Network, Safer Care Victoria (as of June 2023).

Husna specialises in operationalising large multicentre clinical research studies. During her time with APPRISE, she worked with the SPRINT-SARI management committee, international intensive care unit (ICU) networks and other pandemic preparedness stakeholders to develop standardised data collection tools and test them globally for various infectious syndromes.

APPRISE Fellowship Project: Implementing sustainable models of surveillance for clinically important syndromes associated with emerging infectious diseases

Project: SPRINT-SARI (Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection) is an important step forward in achieving preparedness to conduct observational studies of infectious syndromes during future pandemics or regional epidemics

SupervisorsProfessor Steve Webb and Professor Allen Cheng