Dr Karina Kennedy

Director of Microbiology,
Canberra Hospital
. . .
Clinical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician,
Canberra Hospital
. . .
Senior Lecturer,
ANU Medical School
Researcher - Immunology
Departments of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran 2605
 02 6244 2105

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Qualifications

FRACP, FRCPA, MBBS (Hons), MPHTM, DipTMH

Specialisation

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology

Biography

Dr Kennedy graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School, after completing her final year of training at The Canberra Hospital. She spent her first two post-graduate years at Orange Base Hospital, before returning to Canberra for basic physician training and subsequently advanced training in Infectious Diseases, followed by Microbiology training. During this period she also completed a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Peru and a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at James Cook University, Townsville. Dr Kennedy is currently Director of Microbiology and staff specialist in Infectious Diseases at the Canberra Hospital. She also has an interest in infection control, chairing the Canberra Hospital and Health Services Healthcare Associated Infection Committee. Dr Kennedy has a longstanding involvement with the ANU Medical School, contributing predominately in the areas of microbiology and infectious disease.

Research

Research interests

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Epidemiology of infections
  • Fungal infections

Teaching

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infection Control

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