Amanda Gwee is a General Paediatrician, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne and completed her specialty training through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She is a senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.
Amanda has worked overseas in Cambodia, India, Malawi and Papua New Guinea and has completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene through the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
She has expertise in travel medicine including pre- and post-travel vaccines, preventing malaria and managing infections in the returned traveller such as gastrointestinal and parasitic diseases, fevers and skin infections.
Amanda is a clinician-scientist fellow in the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and completed a PhD on antibiotic dosing in children. She has published over 40 journal articles and book chapters and was the editor of the 9th edition of the Royal Children’s Hospital Paediatric Handbook.