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Dr Catherine McDermott

Associate Professor

Level 4, Building 5, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University

Professional biography

Dr Catherine McDermott completed her Bachelor of Science (Physiology) and PhD at University College in Cork, Ireland, before moving to Australia in 2008. She has conducted extensive research, with a particular focus on sub-chronic toxicity of organic solvent mixtures in vitro and also the effects of chemotherapeutic agents on normal bladder function. As a university lecturer/researcher, she combines a clear understanding of the teaching and learning process with in-depth subject knowledge informed by her own studies and research.

Teaching expertise

Dr McDermott is the Faculty's subject convenor for Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Physiology (BMED12-212) and Research Methods in Science (BMED12-208). She has also lectured at Griffith University and University College in Ireland.


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) University College Cork, Ireland
  • Doctor of Philosophy University College Cork, Ireland