Dr Kay is a Senior Lecturer at UQ and is a General Practitioner in Brisbane.

Highlights in Margaret's career are as follows:

  • 2020 RACGP Queensland Faculty award - Doctors' Health
  • 2013 PhD - The University of Queensland.  "Understanding the health access behaviour of doctors seeking medical care for themselves".
  • 2009 Family Medical care, Education and Research Grant (RACGP)
  • 2006 RACGP Rex Walpole Traveling Fellowship
  • 2003 Primary Health Care - Research Evaluation and Development (PHC-RED) Fellowship
  • 1991 Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • 1990 H. Stuart Patterson Medal - RACGP
  • 1990 Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Training in General Practice
  • 1990 Diploma of Obstetrics conjointly awarded by RACOG/RACGP
  • 1983 MBBS (Hons 1) - The University of Queensland

Margaret's interests in Research and Teaching are with Refugee Health, Doctors' Health and Complexity Theory.

Dr Kay's clinical and research areas of interest include doctors' health and refugee health. She is a Fellow of the RACGP, Hons Secretary of Doctors' Health Advisory Service Qld and is a Past Chair of Refugee Health Network of Australia (RHeaNA).  She is also a member of the Australasian Doctors' Health Network, a member of RACGP Refugee Health Special Interest Group (RHSIG), Clinical Lead in Refugee Health with Greater Metro South Brisbane medicare Local and member of the Australian Medical Association (Qld).