Marie Ishida is a Research Assistant at the Nossal Institute for Global Health and a Lead Epidemiologist in the COVID-19 response at the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Marie joined Nossal Institute for Global Health in 2019 after completing a Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne. She has been involved in multiple projects including program evaluation in India, Health Services Sector Development in Papua New Guinea, and economic evaluation of heart disease in Australia.
She has extensive research experience in health economics of non-communicable diseases and maternal and child health. She also has clinical experience as a registered nurse/midwife in Japan and has completed internship at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).