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Alessandro Rhyll Demaio

Alessandro Rhyll Demaio

Assistant professor

  • Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology

    Øster Farimagsgade 5, bg. 9, ind. P, Postboks 2099, 1014 København K

    København N

Dr Alessandro Demaio originally trained and worked as a medical doctor in Melbourne, Australia. Whilst working as a doctor at The Alfred Hospital, he undertook a Masters in Public Health with Monash University.

In 2010, Alessandro relocated to Denmark and began a PhD with the University of Copenhagen focusing on Non-Communicable Diseases in low and middle-income countries. 

Current research

Non-Communicable Disease epidemiology, health promotion and health policy with a focus on low and middle-income countries.

His primary research project is based in Mongolia, working with the Ministry of Health and other national and international partners on providing an epidemiological evidence-base for current and future public health responses to the growing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases.

Teaching

  • Co-developer and coordinator of the Advanced Module on NCDs for the Masters of International Health
  • Co-Course Leader for PhD Course on Rapid Assessment Research
  • Lecturer for Masters of International Health in NCDs and research methods
  • Co-supervisor of MIH and EPH students

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