Dr Kate McCarthy

ATH - Associate Professor

Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Associate Professor Kate McCarthy is an Infectious Diseases Physician and a Microbiologist. She is an Associate Professor with the University of Queensland Medical School. She is a committee member of the Australian Healthcare Infection Control Special Interest Group and is the Medical Director of Infection Control at the RBWH. A/Prof McCarthy has authored 36 publications and co-supervises two PhD students. She lectures for the University of Queensland Medical School. A/Prof McCarthy is passionate about research that impacts the longer term care of the patients she sees in clinical practice.

Research Interests

  • Antibiotics
  • Blood Stream Infection
  • Infection Control


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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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