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Katie Walker

Katie Walker

Katie Walker

(03) 9342 9365 | [email protected]

Position:
Epidemiologist
Unit(s):
VICNISS

Katie joined VICNISS in September 2019 as an Epidemiologist. Hailing from North Carolina, she has training in biology, infectious disease research, education, and has completed a MSc of Epidemiology in 2018 at the University of Melbourne. Before starting her career at VICNISS, Katherine worked at the University of North Carolina as a researcher studying Dengue virus, and spent 2 years as a biomedical science teacher, teaching science to secondary students. She enjoys traveling, and has worked as an educator or researcher overseas in 3 countries.

  • Key Achievements
    • Katie is currently researching rates of influenza vaccines among Health Care Workers in the state of Victoria to understand how 100 per cent uptake can be achieved among those working in healthcare.