Christopher Blyth

Paediatrician, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, University of Western Australia

Chris Blyth is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist, NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Associate Professor of Paediatrics. Based at Perth Children's Hospital, University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, his focus is treating children with complicated infections and prevention infection through vaccination. His PhD evaluated the effectiveness of influenza immunisation in children, data critical to inform current influenza policies

Experience

  • 2016–present
    NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute
  • 2016–present
    Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Western Australia
  • 2010–present
    Paediatrician, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, Princess Margaret Hospital

Education

  • 2016 
    University of Western Australia, PhD
  • 1998 
    University of Western Australia, MBBS (Hons)