Dr Kate Halton

Post doctoral fellow
Queensland University of Technology / Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation

Dr Kate Halton is a post-doctoral research fellow with expertise in epidemiology and health economics. Her PhD thesis, titled Setting hospital infection control policy: a decision-making framework incorporating health economics and healthcare epidemiology, was awarded the QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis award in 2009. Prior to working with the CRE-RHAI team at QUT, Kate held a position with the Queensland Health Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention (CHRISP). Kate’s role within the CRE-RHAI encompasses supervision of higher degree research candidates, lead roles on research projects in MRSA, HAI surveillance and environmental cleaning, and contributing to the strategic direction of ongoing CRE-RHAI activities. Kate also leads projects funded by the NHMRC and AusAID, furthering her own research interests.

Projects

General Practitioner Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme Study (GAPS)

Health Economic Modelling of Antimicrobial resistance in Australia - HEMAA