Dr Tony Walls (Paediatrician)


Dr Tony Walls is an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch and an Infectious Diseases Specialist. He trained in Infectious Diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital, worked at the Harley Street Clinic, and has an M.D. through the University of London.

Since then he has worked as a Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at the Sydney Children’s Hospital, before returning to NZ in 2010. He is an advisor to PHARMAC and the New Zealand Ministry of Health on vaccine policy matters, and is an author on the National Immunisation Handbook.

He is a board member of the World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and his current research interests include the epidemiology of infections in children, and the safety and efficacy of RSV vaccination given during pregnancy.

Dr Tony Walls is currently employed as a Pediatric Infectious disease specialist and general paediatrician at Christchurch Hospital.


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