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Dr Morgyn S Warner

TQEH 08 8222 6622, Frome Rd 08 8222 3173
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH)
Frome Rd (ADEL)
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Practice Responsibilities:Head of Unit, Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (TQEH site); Clinical microbiologist (RAH site)
Specialities:General microbiology and antimicrobial resistance, HIV, viral hepatitis

Dr Morgyn Warner, having completed Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Stanford University, underwent MD/PhD training at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, USA. Her PhD work, which focused on herpes virus entry into cells, resulted in the discovery of a significant new viral receptor.  Following graduation, she trained in general internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals before moving to Australia in 2001.

After completing training in infectious diseases at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and clinical microbiology at the IMVS, she was appointed Consultant Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician at the IMVS in 2007.

Dr Warner currently provides laboratory microbiology services at the Frome Road and TQEH laboratories, and infectious diseases consultative services at TQEH and the Royal Adelaide Hospital. She also contributes to the training of medical students.

Her clinical practice is in general infectious diseases, with particular interest in infections in immunosuppressed patients, including those with HIV, viral hepatitis, haematologic malignancies and organ transplants.

Her laboratory interests are in the area of antimicrobial resistance and the development of a surveillance and reporting system for antimicrobial resistance in South Australia.