Hospital Epidemiology

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Hospital Epidemiology

Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology, Staff Immunisation and Exposure Unit, and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Led by Professor Allen Cheng, the unit aims to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives  in appropriate antibiotic use, hand hygiene,  antibiotic prophylaxis, knowledge and attitudes to outcomesin patient health.

For more information please visit the Infection Prevention homepage.

Hospital Accquired Bacterial Pathogens

Professor Anton Peleg leads a research program that focuses on the mechanisms of pathogenesis of important hospital-acquired pathogens. Hospital-acquired infection poses a significant risk to immunocompromised individuals.

For more information please visit the Hospital Accquired Bacterial Pathogens homepage.

Infections in the immune-compromised

Dr. Orla Morrissey’s research has focused on optimising the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of invasive fungal infections that pose a significant threat to immunocompromised individuals.

For more information please visit the Infections in the immune-compromised homepage.

All student inquiries:

Please contact Brian Price (Business & Community Services Manager)

Email: brian.price@monash.edu