Dr Kathryn Helen Williams
BMed(Sci) MBBS (Hons I), PhD, FRACP
Adult Clinical Lead Family Obesity Services NBMLHD and Senior Lecturer, Nepean Clinical School, The University of Sydney
Kathryn is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and the Adult Clinical Lead for the newly established Nepean Family Obesity Services in the Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District. This service is one of the only interdisciplinary lifespan obesity clinics in Australia and aims to deliver state of the art family-based solutions for its patients. It maintains a strong focus on research and education and is working towards helping to reduce the burden of obesity and obesity stigma within the community.
Kathryn completed her medical training in 2001 at the University of New South Wales with first class honours and has also completed a PhD in 2016 via the University of Sydney examining the relationship between type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. She has a strong interest in diabetes and metabolic health. She also has an interest in the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, previously working at the Aboriginal Medical Service in Redfern from 2015-2016. She has been the Unit of Study Coordinator for the Diabetes Management and Advanced Diabetes Management units of study for the Postgraduate Metabolic Health Program at Sydney University from 2014-2016 and continues to teach and examine medical students at the Nepean Clinical School on a regular basis.