Podcast 003: Infectious Diseases & Microbiology With Dr Elaine Cheong


Why would anyone want to study them? Because they’re interesting and increasingly relevant globally.

In this episode, Dr Elaine talks about her distinguished career progression in the field of infectious diseases and microbiology. If this is a specialty you’re even slightly considering, this interview is for you!



  1. Abbott, A. (2016, January 8). Scientists bust myth that our bodies have more bacteria than human cells. Nature. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/

About the guest speaker

Dr Elaine Cheong is the Department Head of Microbiology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, a major teaching hospital. She was once called in to handle a feline outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Salmonella.

Cats. Always the cats.

Music credits

Opening and closing themes by Lily Chen.


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