Associate Professor Bebe Loff
BA LLB (Monash) MA (London) PhD (Monash)
Director Michael Kirby Centre for Public Health and Human Rights,
School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Phone: +61 3 990 30587
Bebe Loff has been a member of the Monash University Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine based at the Alfred Hospital in Prahran since 1997 and taught for the Department since 1994. She is currently the Director of the Michael Kirby Centre for Public Health and Human Rights. Her research background is in human rights, law and ethics. She is Co-chief investigator in two NIH funded projects in India and in Myanmar. She is also co-chief investigator in a project piloting an innovative response for survivor-victims of sexual violence.
Prior to joining Monash University, she was responsible for the legislative programs of Ministers of Health in Victoria. She has worked in various capacities for a number of United Nations agencies including the World Health Organization, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and UNAIDS.
She has been a member of the Ethical Review Committee of the World Health Organization and the Australian Health Ethics Committee. She was also a member of the a member of the Steering Group, Chinese Ethics Committee of Registering Clinical Trials (ChiECERT) , the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Ethics Committee, Monash University Standing Committee on Ethics in Research Involving Humans, Mornington Peninsula Hospital Ethics Committee, Free Masons Hospital Ethics Committee. She was a member of the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee on Sex Work. She was a non-executive director of the Health Issues Centre and the Consumer Law Centre. She also served as a member of Commonwealth Intergovernmental Legal Working Party on HIV/AIDS, Clinical Trials Committee, the Australian National Council on AIDS, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases, the National Public Health Partnership Steering Group for Evaluating Evidence on Public Health Interventions, the Department of Human Services, Genetic Services Advisory Committee, and the Advisory Committee to the Monash Medical Centre — Sexual Assault Centre. She has been an honorary consultant to the Victorian Law Reform Commission and was a Lancet correspondent.