Zinta Harrington

Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Zinta Harrington is a respiratory and sleep physician and head of the department at Liverpool Hospital. She has clinical interests in interstitial lung disease, tuberculosis, indigenous health, motor neuron disease. In the broader context she is also interested in quality improvement  and clinical service delivery with a focus on patient-centred outcomes.

Dr Harrington has worked in diverse locations across the country including Aboriginal controlled health services, remote hospitals and urban tertiary institutions. she has also worked in New Zealand, and had a visiting scientist position at Harvard Medical School. She holds degrees in Medicine, Arts, and  Masters of Health Sciences.

Dr Harrington's current aim is to engage her department in a continuous process of quality improvement with a goal of effective and compassionate patient care, facilitating research that makes a difference to patients, training staff to achieve their full potential and maintaining a workplace that is fun, inclusive and supportive.

Journal articles
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Kapur VK; Johnston JC; Rueschman M; Bakker JP; Donovan LM; Hanson M; Harrington Z; Weng J; Redline S, 2018, 'Patient satisfaction with sleep study experience: Findings from the Sleep Apnea Patient-Centered Outcomes Network', Sleep, vol. 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsy093
2018
Pathak V; Harrington Z; Dobler CC, 2016, 'Attitudes towards preventive tuberculosis treatment among hospital staff', PeerJ, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1738
2016
Redline S; Baker-Goodwin S; Bakker JP; Epstein M; Hanes S; Hanson M; Harrington Z; Johnston JC; Kapur VK; Keepnews D; Kontos E; Lowe A; Owens J; Page K; Rothstein N, 2016, 'Patient partnerships transforming sleep medicine research and clinical care: Perspectives from the Sleep Apnea Patient-Centered Outcomes Network', Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 12, pp. 1053 - 1058, http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.5948
2016
Maw M; Harvey M; Harrington Z; Baraket M; Montgomery R; Williamson J, 2015, 'Endobronchial deposits of chronic lymphocytic leukemia - an unusual cause of central airway obstruction', Respirology Case Reports, vol. 3, pp. 41 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcr2.96
2015
Khandkar C; Harrington Z; Jelfs PJ; Sintchenko V; Dobler CC, 2015, 'Epidemiology of peripheral lymph node tuberculosis and genotyping of M. tuberculosis strains: A case-control study', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132400
2015
Mahasneh T; Harrington Z; Williamson J; Alkhawaja D; Duflou J; Shin JS, 2014, 'Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma complicated by invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: A rare presentation', Respirology Case Reports, vol. 2, pp. 67 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcr2.51
2014
Conference Papers
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Pathak V; Harrington Z; Dobler C, 2014, 'ATTITUDES TOWARDS TREATMENT OF LATENT TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION AMONG HOSPITAL STAFF', in RESPIROLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 31 - 31, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000333238100077&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014
Myat T; Meggit E; Phillips C; Buchannan P; Baraket M; Harrington Z; Williamson J, 2014, 'CLINICAL EXAMINATION DOES NOT RELIABLY DETERMINE SAFE SITE FOR THORACENTESIS', in RESPIROLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 72 - 72, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000333238100182&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014
Nadeem KM; Wainwright C; Tighe C; Harrington Z; Taylor B; Collett P, 2014, 'TARGETO2 PATHWAY FOR OXYGEN TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH COPD AND ACUTE BREATHLESSNESS', in RESPIROLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 118 - 118, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000333238100313&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014
Conference Presentations
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Khandkar C; Harrington Z; Dobler C, 2014, 'RISK FACTORS FOR PERIPHERAL LYMPH NODE AND PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS: A COMPARATIVE CASE-CONTROL STUDY', Vol. 19, pp. 126 - 126, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000333238100333&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2014

Respiratory Sleep and Environmental Health Research Group, Research Seed Fund 2017 $15,000