Dr Kathryn Daveson

Staff Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Lecturer, ANU Medical School

Kathryn Daveson is an infectious diseases physician practicing in two Australian jurisdictions, ACT and Qld Health. She is the current acting Director of the Queensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, a program overseeing the use of antibiotics across the state, servicing from the tip of the Cape to the Southern Qld border, and works locally in the ACT as a infectious diseases clinician in a 750 bed principal referral hospital including running the local antimicrobial stewardship program. She is affiliated with both Australian National University and University of Queensland. Her work related interests include health economics, antibiotic pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, health care associated infection and infections in the immunocompromised host.


  • Infectious Diseases

Research interests

Antimicrobial Stewardship, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics modelling, health services research, health economics, healthcare associated infections, infections in the immunocompromised host