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.
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.
- BMED12-212 - Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Physiology
- BMED11-203 - Cell Biology
- BMED13-217 - Pharmacology
- BMED11-202 - Human Biology
- BMED12-208 - Research Methods in Science
- HLSC41-141 - Research Preparation and Design
- HLSC41-140 - Research Analysis and Communication
- HLSC44-140 - Honours Thesis A - Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours
- Bachelor of Science (Honours), University College Cork, Ireland
- Doctor of Philosophy, University College Cork, Ireland