Andrew Stewardson

Assoc Professor

  • The Alfred, 55 Commercial Rd




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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science (Epidemiology), Harvard University

Award Date: 26 May 2017

PhD (Medicine), Antibiotic resistance in Europe: burden, dissemination and potential control strategies, 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 (SCV)

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Research area keywords

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

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