Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Dr Steph Davis is one of the Australian Government’s Deputy Chief Medical Officers.

Dr Steph Davis has worked as a clinician and public health practitioner across rural and remote Australia and internationally, including for the World Health Organization. 

Dr Davis also has extensive experience in teaching and research, including at the Australian National University where she convened the Master of Applied Epidemiology Program (Australia’s Field Epidemiology Training Program) and worked as a Senior Research Fellow in the Humanitarian Health Research Initiative at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.

Dr Davis has particular interests in infectious diseases surveillance, outbreak response and the intersection of public health with primary healthcare. 

Seconded to the Australian Government Department of Health at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic she has recently taken on the role of Deputy Chief Medical Officer. 

Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
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