Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

Early Career Researchers

Dr Katrina Tonga

Dr Katrina Tonga

PhD

Airway Physiology and
Imaging Group

Dr Tonga graduated with a PhD from the University of Sydney and is a researcher at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, clinician researcher at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney and St Vincent’s Clinical School, University of New South Wales and academic at the Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney. She has a research interest in airway physiology, airways and chronic lung disease and early detection of lung disease. Her expertise includes clinical assessment of lung disease using standard, complex and innovative lung function tools. Dr Tonga maintains active participation in the activities of the Airway Physiology & Imaging Research Group, Woolcock Next Gen ECR committee, TSANZ Physiology & Sleep Special Interest Group and ATS Respiratory Structure & Function Early Career Professional committee.

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