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Associate Professor Natasha Holmes

Associate Professor Natasha Holmes

Associate Professor Natasha Holmes

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Infectious Diseases Physician
Bacterial and Parasitic Infections
Clinical and health systems research
Department of Infectious Diseases
Lab Group(s):
Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research

Associate Professor Natasha Holmes is an Infectious Diseases Physician at Austin Health and Mercy Perinatal, and also a Senior Research Fellow at the Data Analytics Research and Evaluation (DARE) Centre at Austin Health.  She is a clinician researcher, having completed PhD and postdoctoral studies in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.  She has expertise and specific interests in serious S. aureus infections, antibiotic allergy, perinatal infections, travel medicine, medical education, and data analytics, and is an active member of the Clinical Research Review Committee at Austin Health. 

  • Key Achievements
    • Associate Professor Natasha Holmes was previously supported by NHMRC postgraduate and early career fellowships for her doctoral and postdoctoral studies and was a recipient of a Veski Victoria Fellowship.  Her publications reflect the diverse range of research interests.  She is actively involved in medical and pharmacy education, and currently supervises clinical trainees, medical students, and data science or clinical MPhil and PhD candidates.  She continues to collaborate with local researchers in a range of observational and investigational studies, clinical registries, and translational research.

    Research Groups
    • Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research

      The Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research focuses on translational drug allergy diagnostics, health services interventions and antibiotic allergy clinical trials.

      Lab Team

      • Director of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health
      • Ms Effie Mouhtouris
        Research Assistant
      • Ms Fiona James
        Research Manager
      • Dr Ana Copaescu
        PhD candidate
      • Dr Joe Deluca
        PhD candidate
      • Dr Morgan Rose
        PhD candidate
      • Dr Kyra Chua
        Clinician Researcher
      • Infectious Diseases Physician
      • Ms Elise Mitri
        Project Manager
      • Ms Rebecca Hall
        Research Nurse
      • Ms Emma Goodall
        Research Nurse

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