Dr Kudzai Kanhutu

Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer @ Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Kudzai is an infectious diseases specialist, Superstar of STEM and Top 10 Australian Chief Information Officer. Dr Kudzai has over 15 years clinical experience in the public sector with a broad professional skill set encompassing patient care, research and digital health project management. In 2021 she will further expand her professional portfolio as an Executive MBA candidate at the University of Sydney Business School.

She takes a keen interest in social justice and has received national recognition for her contribution to refugee health and telemedicine initiatives. Recent career achievements include the successful establishment of the RMH telemedicine service, winning the Women’s Agenda emerging healthcare leaders award and receiving the Victorian Department of Health award for excellence in culturally and linguistically diverse care. Dr Kudzai delights in working at the intersection of healthcare and technology to deliver outstanding patient outcomes and health system strategy.