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Dr Kudzai Nzenza Kanhutu

Dr Kudzai Nzenza Kanhutu

Dr Kudzai Nzenza Kanhutu

8344 3704 | [email protected]

Position:
Refugee Health Fellow
Theme(s):
Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections, Host Pathogens Interactions , Immunology, Viral Infectious Diseases
Discipline(s):
Education & Professional Development, Global Health, Public Health
Unit(s):
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS)
Lab Group(s):
Biggs Group

Dr Kanhutu is an infectious diseases physician with a background in immunology and French language studies.

Current clinical roles are in refugee health and general infectious diseases.

Special research interests include digital literacy, public health policy and women’s health.

Current research undertakings are in the areas of virtual care and housing as a social determinant of refugee settlement outcomes.

In addition to providing clinical care to patients at RMH and Cohealth Dr Kanhutu is keen to collaborate with researchers working in digital health and/or refugee health.

  • Key Achievements
    • It is a rare honour to be able to work in the rich academic and clinical environment that the Parkville Precinct provides. I aim to continue to contribute and collaborate with others to ensure that our healthcare and research system supports equitable outcomes for all.

      Key achievements in 2017/18;

      • 2017 Victorian Public Health Care awards Winner in the category Excellence in CALD care
      • $691,000 in research grant funds to support digital health and telehealth activities within Melbourne Health 2017/18
      • 2017 Hepatitis Victoria Individual Contribution award
    Publications
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    Research Groups
    • Biggs Group

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      Lab Team

      Biggs Group

      • Dr Sarah Hanieh
        Paediatrician and Early Career Research Fellow
      • Dr Thach Tran
        Early Career Research Fellow
      • Postgraduate researcher
      • Christelle Buffet
        Research Assistant (laboratory)
      • Dr Nga Thi Hoang Nguyen
        Research Assistant (epidemiology)
      • Dr Amir Ansari
        Honorary Fellow
      • Beth Hilton Thorpe
        International project administrator
      • Christalla Hajisava
        Administration support
      • Dr Nadia Chaves
        Infectious Diseases Physician and Refugee Health Fellow
      • Dr Joanne Gardiner
        GP and Refugee Health Fellow
      • Dr Thomas Schulz
        Infectious Diseases Physician and Refugee Health Fellow

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