Matthew Berger is a PhD Candidate and Research Officer at The University of Sydney Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School.
Matthew specialises and has a background in infectious diseases having completed the Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) and a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology. Matthew recently completed a Master of Philosophy which explored how LGBTQ young people use social media for social support, identity development, and sexual behaviours. He currently works in infectious diseases at the Centre for Population Health, Western Sydney Public Health Unit.
Matthew’s research interests include infectious diseases, vaccines and vaccinology, and sexual health. Matthew’s PhD focusses on investigating the usability and acceptability of the High-Density Microarray Patch (HD-MAP) for vaccination.