Andrew Stewardson


  • Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University



  • The Alfred, 55 Commercial Rd




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Personal profile


Andrew is an infectious diseases physician and NHMRC Early Career Fellow. 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 focussed 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 Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Healthcare Infection Control Special Interest Group (HICSIG). He's an Honorary Research Fellow at Safer Care Victoria.

Clinical activities

Infectious Diseases Physician at Alfred Health.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science (Epidemiology), Harvard University

Award Date: 26 May 2017

PhD (Medicine), University of Melbourne

Award Date: 19 Mar 2016

Diploma of Advanced Studies (Clinical Research), Université de Genève (University of Geneva)

Award Date: 8 Jan 2014

MBBS, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 7 Dec 2002

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Safer Care Victoria

2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Transmission Dynamics
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Healthcare Infections

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Research Output

An audit of nitrofurantoin use in three Australian hospitals

Wijma, R. A., Curtis, S. J., Cairns, K. A., Peleg, A. Y. & Stewardson, A. J., Mar 2020, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 25, 2, p. 124-129 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antimicrobial anaphylaxis: the changing face of severe antimicrobial allergy

Hall, V., Wong, M., Munsif, M., Stevenson, B. R., Elliott, K., Lucas, M., Baird, A. J., Athan, E., Young, M., Pickles, R., Cheng, A. C., Stewardson, A. J., Aung, A. K. & Trubiano, J. A., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 75, 1, p. 229-235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antimicrobial resistance in the Pacific Island countries and territories

Loftus, M., Stewardson, A., Naidu, R., Coghlan, B., Jenney, A., Kepas, J., Lavu, E., Munamua, A., Peel, T., Sahai, V., Tekoaua, R., Tudravu, L., Zinihite, J., Cheng, A., Rafai, E. & Peleg, A., 28 Apr 2020, In : BMJ Global Health. 5, 4, 8 p., e002418.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Household carriage and acquisition of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: A systematic review

Martischang, R., Riccio, M. E., Abbas, M., Stewardson, A. J., Kluytmans, J. A. J. W. & Harbarth, S., Mar 2020, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 41, 3, p. 286-294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Hasse, B., Hannan, M. M., Keller, P. M., Maurer, F. P., Sommerstein, R., Mertz, D., Wagner, D., Fernandez-Hidalgo, N., Nomura, J., Manfrin, V., Bettex, D., Conte, A. H., Durante-Mangoni, E., Tang, TH-C., Stuart, R. L., Lundgren, J., Gordon, S., Jarashow, M. C., Schreiber, P. W., Niemann, S. & 23 others, Kohl, T. A., Daley, C. L., Stewardson, A. J., Whitener, C. J., Perkins, K., Plachouras, D., Lamagni, T., Chand, M., Freiberger, T., Zweifel, S., Sanders, P., Schulthess, B., Scriven, J. E., Sax, H., van Ingen, J., Mestres, C. A., Diekema, D., Brown-Elliott, B. A., Wallace, R. J., Baddour, L. M., Miro, J. M., Hoen, B. & the M. chimaera ISCVID Investigators and ISCVID Executive Committee, Feb 2020, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 104, 2, p. 214-235 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)


George McCracken Infectious Disease Fellows Travel Grant

Stewardson, Andrew (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

ICAAC Infectious Diseases Fellows Grant

Stewardson, Andrew (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship

Stewardson, Andrew (Recipient), 26 Jul 2017

Prize: Competitive Fellowships


International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (Event)

Andrew Stewardson (Peer reviewer)

2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

3rd National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Forum

Andrew Stewardson (Invited speaker)

8 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

INSIGHT Subcommittee (Infection Clinical Network)

Andrew Stewardson (Fellow)

2019 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference, ACIPC 2019

Andrew Stewardson (Member of programme committee)


Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (External organisation)

Andrew Stewardson (Member)

6 Aug 2019

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board