Chris Lemoh

MBBS (U Tas) FRACP

Infectious Diseases Physician
Physician, Refugee Health Service
General Physician, Dandenong Hospital

Also
Infectious Diseases Physician, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital
PhD student, Immigrant and International Health, University of Melbourne

Professional Roles
2010- Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) Board Member
2010 Culture, Health and Sexuality abstract selection sub-committee, Diversity in Health conference
2008 Clinical Steering Group, “The health and wellbeing of children and young people of a refugee background in Victoria.
2008 Refugee Health Guidelines Writing Group, Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
2005 Refugee Health Assessment Writing Group, Immigrant and International Health, University of Melbourne

Publications
Book Chapters
Health concerns of adult refugee clients.
Gardiner J, Walker K, Biggs BA, Lemoh C.
In: Promoting Refugee Health: A guide for doctors and other health care providers caring for people from refugee backgrounds (2nd ed.). Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc., 2007.

An approach to refugee health assessment.
Walker K, Biggs BA, Lemoh C.
In: Promoting Refugee Health: A guide for doctors and other health care providers caring for people from refugee backgrounds (2nd ed.). Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc., 2007.

Journal articles
Asymptomatic refugee malaria screening - implications of using a rapid immunochromatographic antigen test only: retrospective analysis of 1248 patients.
Fedele P, Wheeler M, Lemoh C, Chunilal S.
Pathology. 2014 Feb;46 Suppl 1:S55. doi: 10.1097/01.PAT.0000443517.33625.e3.
PMID: 24457787 [PubMed - in process]

Acquisition of HIV by African-Born Residents of Victoria, Australia: Insights from Molecular Epidemiology.
Lemoh C, Ryan CE, Sekawi Z, Hearps AC, Aleksic E, Chibo D, Grierson J, Baho S, Street A, Hellard M, Biggs BA, Crowe SM.
PLoS One. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e84008. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084008.
PMID: 24391866 [PubMed - in process]

Understanding of latent tuberculosis, its treatment and treatment side effects in immigrant and refugee patients.
Butcher K, Biggs BA, Leder K, Lemoh C, O'Brien D, Marshall C.
BMC Res Notes. 2013 Aug 29;6:342. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-342.
PMID: 23987744 [PubMed - in process]

Development and validation of an instrument to assess the risk of developing viral infections in Australian travelers during international travel.
Ratnam I, Torresi J, Matchett E, Pollissard L, Luxemburg C, Lemoh CN, Black JF.
J Travel Med. 2011 Jul-Aug;18(4):262-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1708-8305.2011.00533.x. Epub 2011 Jun 15.
PMID: 21722238 [PubMed - in process]

African Australians living with HIV: a case series from Victoria.
Lemoh CN, Baho S, Grierson J, Hellard M, Street A, Biggs BA.
Sex Health. 2010 Jun;7(2):142-8.
PMID: 20465977 [PubMed - in process]

Delayed diagnosis of HIV infection in Victoria 1994 to 2006.
Lemoh C, Guy R, Yohannes K, Lewis J, Street A, Biggs B, Hellard M.
Sex Health. 2009 Jun;6(2):117-22.
PMID: 19457290 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases guidelines for the diagnosis, management and prevention of infections in recently arrived refugees: an abridged outline.
Murray RJ, Davis JS, Burgner DP; Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Refugee Health Guidelines Writing Group, Hansen-Knarhoi M, Krause V, Biggs BA, Lemoh C, Benson J, Cherian S, Buttery J, Paxton G.
Med J Aust. 2009 Apr 20;190(8):421-5.
PMID: 19374613 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Sudanese women living in Victoria, Australia: health-information-seeking behaviours and the availability, effectiveness and appropriateness of HIV/AIDS information
Palmer R, Lemoh C, Tham R, Hakim S, Biggs BA.
Diversity Health Social Care. 2009;6(2):109-20.

Working with West African migrant communities on HIV prevention in Australia.
Lemoh C, Biggs BA, Hellard M.
Sex Health. 2008 Dec;5(4):313-4. No abstract available.
PMID: 19189498 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Isolated core antibody hepatitis B in sub-Saharan African immigrants.
Gibney KB, Torresi J, Lemoh C, Biggs BA.
J Med Virol. 2008 Sep;80(9):1565-9.
PMID: 18649341 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A binational cohort study of ventilator-associated pneumonia in Denmark and Australia.
Søgaard OS, Lemoh C, Spelman D, Freundlich M, Schønheyder HC, Jensen R, Watson K, Harrington G, Møller JK, Østergaard L.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2006;38(4):256-64.
PMID: 16715595 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE
Chris Lemoh
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Monash Infectious Diseases
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