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Biography

Karin graduated in medicine from Monash University in 1990 and undertook her medical specialist training in infectious diseases at Fairfield Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. She spent 3 years as an Infectious Disease Fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston and completed a Master of Public Health at Harvard University. Her specific areas of interest include traveller's health, health issues in immigrants and refugees, and waterborne infections. Karin is on the Board of the International Society of Travel Medicine, she is the head of the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit and also works as a visiting specialist physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Keywords

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Travel Medicine
  • Waterborne Disease

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 1998 2019

A Prospective Study on the Impact and Out-of-Pocket Costs of Dengue Illness in International Travelers

Tozan, Y., Headley, T. Y., Sewe, M. O., Schwartz, E., Shemesh, T., Cramer, J. P., Eberhardt, K. A., Ramharter, M., Harrison, N., Leder, K., Angheben, A., Hatz, C., Neumayr, A., Chen, L. H., De Pijper, C. A., Grobusch, M. P. & Wilder-Smith, A., Jun 2019, In : The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 100, 6, p. 1525-1533 9 p.

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Impact of a Large-Scale Handwashing Intervention on Reported Respiratory Illness: Findings from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Najnin, N., Leder, K., Forbes, A., Unicomb, L., Winch, P. J., Ram, P. K., Nizame, F. A., Arman, S., Begum, F., Biswas, S., Cravioto, A. & Luby, S. P., 6 Mar 2019, In : The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 100, 3, p. 742-749 8 p.

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Inconsistency in diarrhea measurements when assessing intervention impact in a non-blinded cluster-randomized controlled trial

Najnin, N., Leder, K., Forbes, A., Unicomb, L., Qadri, F., Ram, P. K., Winch, P. J., Begum, F., Biswas, S., Parvin, T., Yeasmin, F., Cravioto, A. & Luby, S. P., Jul 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 101, 1, p. 51-58 8 p.

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Influenza and pertussis vaccination of women during pregnancy in Victoria, 2015–2017

Rowe, S. L., Perrett, K. P., Morey, R., Stephens, N., Cowie, B. C., Nolan, T. M., Leder, K., Pitcher, H., Sutton, B. & Cheng, A. C., 21 Apr 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 10, p. 454-462 9 p.

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Performance of riverbank filtration under hydrogeologic conditions along the upper Krishna River in southern India

Boving, T. B., Patil, K., D'Souza, F., Barker, S. F., McGuinness, S. L., O'Toole, J., Sinclair, M., Forbes, A. B. & Leder, K., 2019, In : Water (Switzerland). 11, 1, 17 p., 12.

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