Catherine Cherry

Adj Assoc Prof


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Kate is an infectious diseases physician at Alfred Health with a particular interest in caring for people living with HIV. She has been a clinician in Victoria’s public hospital system since 1993, and is passionate about ensuring the equitable provision of high quality, evidence based care to all in this state.

Following physician training, Kate completed a PhD (2004) and a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (2005) at Monash University. Today Kate’s research involvement includes a part time role at the Burnet Institute (where she contributes to projects of local, national and international collaborators), membership of the Ethics Committee of Alfred Health, and honorary academic appointments at both Monash University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Kate is also involved in medical education at all levels, and volunteers with MS

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • HIV
  • NeuroAIDS
  • Epidemiology
  • ID
  • Pain