Dr Katrina Newbigin completed her radiology training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. She completed fellowship training in Cardiac Imaging and Chest imaging in Ottawa, Canada.
Dr Newbigin is a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and a radiology representative to the Coal Board Collaborative Group.
She has a keen interest in Interstitial and Occupational Lung disease, being one of the first Australian radiologists to attain the difficult NIOSH B reader certification. Dr Newbigin is the principal investigator for ongoing research into the resurgence of coal worker's pneumoconiosis in Queensland.