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Kate Allardice RN RM (she/her)

Senior Research Nurse – Disease Elimination
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Kate has a background in sexual health and blood borne viruses, midwifery and clinical research. She has a passion for working with people who may find it difficult to access mainstream healthcare.

Prior to joining Burnet, Kate worked as a nurse and midwife in Indigenous health in Alice Springs. She also worked in sexual health in Lismore, Melbourne and Darwin, and clinical research at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne and Melbourne Sexual Health Service.

Kate has worked on nurse-led outreach projects to provide hepatitis C testing and treatment to People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) since starting at Burnet. She has been the nursing lead on the PharmEC and QuickStart studies, both of which explore more equitable ways to provide testing and treatment of hepatitis C to PWIDs.  

  • 1980: Registered Nurse (hospital-based training) Royal Darwin Hospital
  • 2006: Graduate Diploma of Midwifery Deakin University and Eastern Health Box Hill Hospital
  • 2022: Senior Research Nurse – Disease Elimination, Burnet Institute
  • 2016: Research Nurse – Disease Elimination, Burnet Institute