Darwin Epidemiology Group

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Established in 2001, the Darwin Region Epidemiology Group (DREG) is the AEA Chapter for the Top End of the Northern Territory.

DREG conducts occasional professional development activities for epidemiologists and biostatisticians. Lunchtime seminars are conducted at the Menzies School of Health Research, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Rockland Drive, Tiwi. Speakers come from a range of places, including the Centre for Disease Control, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University and Health Gains Planning.

DREG, in collaboration with other research bodies in the NT, also sponsors seminars by eminent visiting epidemiologist and biostatistians, and is interested in fostering multi-disciplinary research approaches to important health problems.