Fulford Junior Research Fellow; Clinical Fellow
Amanda Rojek is a Clinical Research Fellow in the Pandemic Sciences Institute. She is a practicing doctor with academic expertise in advancing clinical research during emerging infectious disease outbreaks.
She is experienced in setting-up and conducting research in outbreak and outbreak-prone settings, including in resource-poor settings.
Amanda is a Rhodes Scholar and she obtained an MSc in Global Health and and DPhil from the University of Oxford. Her work has included frontline clinical research based in Sierra Leone during the Ebola epidemic in west Africa and in refugee camps. She has worked as a government advisor for the COVID-19 pandemic. Amanda has taught on a number of postgraduate public health programs internationally. She is currently undertaking a portfolio of monkeypox related work, as well as preparatory work for future emerging diseases outbreaks.
- Development and feasibility of a smartphone, ECG and GPS based system for remotely monitoring exercise in cardiac rehabilitation. C Worringham, A Rojek, I Stewart. PloS one 6 (2), e14669. 2011
- Experimental treatment of Ebola virus disease with TKM-130803: a single-arm phase 2 clinical trial
J Dunning, F Sahr, A Rojek, F Gannon, G Carson, B Idriss, T Massaquoi, et al. PLoS medicine 13 (4), e1001997. 2016
- Experimental treatment of Ebola virus disease with brincidofovir
J Dunning, SB Kennedy, A Antierens, J Whitehead, I Ciglenecki, PloS one 11 (9), e0162199. 2016.
- Insights from clinical research completed during the west Africa Ebola virus disease epidemic
A Rojek, P Horby, J Dunning. Lancet Infectious Diseases 4, 5. 2017.
- Modernising epidemic science: enabling patient-centred research during epidemics
AM Rojek, PW Horby. BMC medicine 14 (1), 1-7. 2016.
- Heat strain during explosive ordnance disposal
IB Stewart, AM Rojek, AP Hunt. Military medicine 176 (8), 959-963. 2011.
- Management of adult cardiac arrest in the COVID-19 era. Interim guidelines from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Medical Journal of Australia, 2020