Prof Kristine Macartney

Prof Kristine Macartney

Biography

Professor Kristine Macartney is a paediatrician specialising in infectious diseases and vaccinology. She is a medical graduate of the University of New South Wales and undertook her specialty training in Sydney and in the United States at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her Doctorate of Medicine was on rotavirus infection, in particular the mucosal immune response to novel vaccine candidates. She was a foundational member of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Kristine is currently the Director of the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS), a paediatric infectious disease consultant at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and a Professor in the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney. Her research interests include translation of evidence into policy and practice, vaccine safety, and most other areas of vaccine preventable diseases research, particularly in relation to rotavirus, varicella zoster virus and influenza. She is the senior editor of the Australian Immunisation Handbook (9th and10th Editions and online) and has authored >130 peer-reviewed publications. She is a member of the Advisory Committee on Vaccines (ACV) of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia (CDNA) and the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). She has acted as an expert consultant to the World Health Organisation (WHO). She also leads the Australian national AusVaxSafety and Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance (PAEDS) networks, and is the founding chair of the Australian Regional Immunisation Alliance (ARIA).

Resources

Podcasts
Podcasts | Lectures

COVID Update – Moderna, Children Vaccination, Vaccine Mandate an Indemnity Scheme – Lecture CPD 1 Point

Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 01 September 2021
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Update on Safety and Adverse Effects of the COVID Vaccines Being Used in Australia – Lecture CPD 1 Point

Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 12 May 2021
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Flu Vaccination During COVID Vaccine Roll-out – Lecture CPD 1 Point

Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 31 March 2021
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Podcasts

Going Viral: Episode 150

Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 24 February 2021
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Monographs
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Videos
Videos | Lectures

Zoster Vaccine

A/Prof Kristine Macartney, Annual Women's & Children's Health Update, 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 27 July 2018
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Meningococcal Update

Prof Kristine Macartney, The Annual Women's & Children's Health Update 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 10 May 2018
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Vaccination Update – Screening, Catch Up and Medical Contraindications

Presented by Prof Kristine Macartney, Annual Women's & Children's Health Update, 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 22 March 2018
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Vaccination Update – Vaccine Safety Surveillance

Presented by A/Prof Kristine Macartney, The Annual Women's & Children's Health Update, 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 04 March 2018
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Videos | Lectures

Zoster Vaccine

Prof Kristine Macartney, The Women's & Children's Health Update 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 04 March 2018
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Videos | Interviews

Vaccinations in the Immunocompromised

Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 03 July 2017
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Immunisation in Pregnancy

Prof Kristine Macartney, The Women's & Children's Health Update 2017 View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 04 March 2017
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Clinical Articles
Clinical Articles

Why People Born Between 1966 and 1994 Are at Greater Risk of Measles – and what to Do About It

Australia was declared free of measles in 2014. Yet this summer we’ve seen nine cases of measles in ... View more
Prof Kristine Macartney | Created on 30 January 2019
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