Infectious Diseases Physician, Deputy Director of the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases
MBBS, DCH, PG DipPID, FRACP, NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship
Areas of research interest: Staphylococcus aureus, paediatric bloodstream infections, immunisations for children medically-at-risk, central line associated bloodstream infections, infections in the immunocompromised host and other paediatric infectious diseases.
Dr Anita Campbell is a clinician researcher working as a paediatric infectious disease specialist and medical lead of the Stan Perron Immunisation service at Perth Children’s Hospital. Dr Campbell was also recently appointed as a Deputy Director of the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases (WCVID), based at Telethon Kids Institute.
Dr Campbell embarked on an NHMRC funded PhD with the WCVID and the University of Western Australia in 2017, leading a multicentre national prospective cohort study on the clinical and microbiological epidemiology of paediatric Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.
Dr Campbell also forms representation on the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases committee.
As a paediatrician and clinician-researcher in Infectious Diseases, Dr Campbell aims to continue to advocate for child health through harnessing education, innovation and research into evidence-based clinical care.