Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections
Group Leader: Dr Andrew Stewardson
Phone: +61 3 9076 3009
Andrew is a Senior Research Fellow and Infectious Diseases Physician at the Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health and Monash University. He has a PhD (University of Melbourne), a Master of Science in Epidemiology (Harvard School of Public Health), and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research (University of Geneva). His research has focused on the health and economic impact of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, the transmission dynamics of antimicrobial resistance, and the implementation of infection prevention and control interventions. He spent four years as a research fellow with the Infection Control Program and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety at the University of Geneva Hospitals (Geneva, Switzerland). During this time he was an external consultant for the WHO Patient Safety program. He has previously worked as National Project Manager at Hand Hygiene Australia. He's a member of several Victorian and national healthcare infection and patient safety committees, and is current Chair of the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Healthcare Infection Control Special Interest Group (HICSIG).
The health and economic burden of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, the transmission dynamics of antimicrobial resistance, and the implementation of infection prevention and control interventions.
- Dr Michael Lydeamore (Research Fellow)
- Ms Stephanie Curtis (Research Assistant)