Meru Sheel

Dr Meru Sheel

Research Fellow

Dr Meru Sheel is a global health researcher and an infectious diseases epidemiologist with expertise in public health emergencies, emerging infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases. Dr Sheel earned a PhD in life sciences from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the Queensland University of Technology working on new vaccines for bacterial pathogens (group A streptococcus), and post-doctoral training in parasite immunology with a focus on malaria and visceral leishmaniasis. Meru has worked in Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region including India, Cambodia, Samoa, American Samoa. Meru has responded to international emergencies in Fiji, Dominica, Rohingya Crisis in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh, Tonga and Papua New Guinea.


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