Dr Khai Lin Huang is Acting Co-Head of the Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science Working Group and a Senior Research Fellow at Burnet Institute. Khai Lin has worked in a number of countries as an infectious diseases physician and public health practitioner, with more than 10 years of clinical experience. He has a public appointment at Northern Health and is a VMO at Epworth Healthcare. Khai Lin aims to contribute to global health equity through the implementation of evidence-based approaches. More recently his work has focused on public health responses to TB and multidrug-resistant TB, antimicrobial resistance and COVID-19 and its impacts, especially in Papua New Guinea.
- 2017: FRACP, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Infectious Diseases);
- 2014: East African Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine;
- 2008: Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) and Bachelor of Medical Science, The University of Melbourne
- Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians;
- Member of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease;
- Member of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases;
- Member of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
- 2018 to present: Infectious Diseases Specialist; Acting Co-Head, Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science Working Group; Senior Research Fellow, Burnet Institute;
- 2020 to present: Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, Northern Health, Melbourne;
- 2017: Advanced Training in Infectious Diseases, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (Doherty Institute) and the Royal Melbourne
Reports + Policy Briefs
- COVID-19 and its impacts on primary health services and public health infectious disease programs in Papua New Guinea. (PUBLIC HEALTH REPORT) Newland J, Neuendorf N, , Vallely L, Mek A, Vengiau G, Farquhar R, Boli-Neo R, Seymour M, Wratten M, Aeno H, Nake Trumb R, Kerry Z, Huang KL, Maalsen A, Homer C, Robinson L, , Majumdar S, Vallely A, Laman M, Pomat W, Kelly-Hanku A. WHO Papua New Guinea Commisioned Report. December, 2022.