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Senior Staff Specialist and Professor of Addiction Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

Kate is an Addiction Medicine Specialist and Public Health Physician based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Her work combines treating individuals with alcohol, drug and tobacco problems; promoting the health of communities; and research and teaching. She is joint head of the Centre of Research Excellence in Indigenous Health and Alcohol. She is currently the chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council's Alcohol Working Group, which is charged with reviewing the guidelines to reduce the health risks from drinking alcohol.


  • –present
    Professor of Addiction Medicine, University of Sydney