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.