Faculty

The 2019 teaching faculty for the microbiology diploma course include:

  • A/Prof John Ferguson (RCPA Microbiologist & Infectious Diseases Physician based in Newcastle, NSW and associated with the University of PNG)
  • Dr Nikki Townell (RCPA Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician based in Cambodia)
  • Dr Smathi Chong (RCPA Microbiologist & Infectious Diseases Physician based in Perth, Western Australia)
  • Dr Ian Marr (Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Registrar based in Brisbane and associated with the Menzies Institute programs in East Timor)
  • Dr Andrew Vallely (Microbiologist researcher, Kirby Institute, NSW)
  • Dr Chris Coulter (RCPA Microbiologist & Infectious Diseases Physician based in Brisbane, Queensland)
  • Dr Chris Ashhurst-Smith (Senior microbiology scientist, Pathology North, NSW, Australia)
  • Ms Fiona Courtney (Senior microbiology scientist, Pathology North, NSW, Australia)
  • Dr Ben Knippenberg (Senior Microbiology registrar)
  • Dr Claire Heney (RCPA Microbiologist)