Director of Western Health’s infectious diseases unit, Dr. Marion Kainer joined Western Health in October 2019, returning to Australia after almost two decades in the United States, where she became a renowned expert in healthcare associated infections. Based in Tennessee, she also spent a number of years working for the United States Center for Disease Control in the epidemiological Intelligence Service, often referred to as the “disease detectives”. In this conversation, hear Marion’s experience at the frontlines of the SARS outbreak and why she became an infectious diseases expert.
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