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Prof. Karin Thursky is the director of the National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS) (based at the University of Melbourne), which is taking a ‘one health’ approach to improving antimicrobial use across all human and animal health sectors; clinical director of the Guidance Group at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) at the Doherty; Associate Director of Health Services Research and Implementation Science at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and principal fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and the Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology. She is also leading the implementation stream of the National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC) (based at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre) with innovative programs for nurse led antimicrobial stewardship, ambulatory models of care, allergy delabeling, and automated surveillance programs for invasive fungal infection.


  • –present
    Professor, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity