Omega graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010. She completed her paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, including sub-specialisation in Paediatric Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).
Omega is keen on evidence-based practice and holds an appointment with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute as an honorary research fellow in the Population Allergy Unit. Her current research work within the HealthNuts cohort focuses on management and primary prevention of peanut allergy and recurrence. She also had an active role in teaching medical students and junior doctors as a clinical educator and examiner with Monash University.
Omega’s areas of interest include food allergy management and prevention, eczema, drug allergy and immunotherapy. She believes in a holistic approach in the management of allergic conditions and in working collaboratively with families to achieve an optimal outcome for each child. Omega speaks fluent Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and Bahasa Indonesia/ Malaysia.
When not at work, Omega enjoys long walks, baking and keeping up with her active and cheeky young child at home.
Catherine (Kate) Simpson, Dr
MBBS BSc FRACP PhD Grad Cert Paed Sleep Sc
Sleep and General Paediatrician