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Doctor Khai Lin Huang

Co-Head Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science, Senior Research Fellow
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Dr Khai Lin Huang is 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 with more than 10 years of clinical and public health experience.

He has a public appointment at Northern Health and is an honorary clinical senior lecturer with the University of Melbourne. Khai Lin aims to contribute to global health equity through the implementation of evidence-based approaches. More recently his work has focused on operational research and public health responses to antimicrobial resistance, TB and multidrug-resistant TB. 

  • 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

•    2023 - ongoing : Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne 
•    2023: Consultant for the WHO Western Pacific Regional Green Light Committee
•    2023 – ongoing: Co-head, Tuberculosis Elimination and Implementation Science Working Group, Burnet Institute
•    2021 – ongoing: Senior Research Fellow, Burnet Institute 


•    2018-ongoing: Infectious diseases specialist, Burnet Institute.
•    2020-ongoing: Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, Northern Health, Melbourne
•    2018-2021: VMO (Infectious Diseases) – Epworth Healthcare
•    2018-2020: Infectious Diseases Physician – Fairfield Travel Health, Parkville Medical Center 
•    2017: Victorian Infectious Diseases Service Registrar and Microbiology Registrar, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory 
•    2016: Field Technical Coordinator and Infectious Diseases Officer, Burnet Institute (RID TB PNG Project, Western Province, Papua New Guinea)
•    2013-2015: Advanced Training in Infectious Diseases, Austin Health and the Royal Darwin Hospital 
•    2010-2012: Basic Physician Training, Austin/Northern Health 
•    2009: Internship, Austin/Northern Health 


•    2003-2008: National Medicine Scholarship, The University of Melbourne
•    2006: Australian International Health Institute Outstanding Advanced Medical Science Achievement Award, The University of Melbourne 
•    2004-2008: John Flynn Scholarship
•    2003: June Mendoza College Scholarship, University College, the University of Melbourne 
•    2002: Australian Students Prize, Commonwealth Government 

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