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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.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science (Epidemiology), Harvard University

PhD (Medicine), The University of Melbourne

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

MBBS, The University of Melbourne

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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Projects 2017 2022

Research Output 2009 2019

Effect of carbapenem resistance on outcomes of bloodstream infection caused by Enterobacteriaceae in low-income and middle-income countries (PANORAMA): a multinational prospective cohort study

Stewardson, A. J., Marimuthu, K., Sengupta, S., Allignol, A., El-Bouseary, M., Carvalho, M. J., Hassan, B., Delgado-Ramirez, M. A., Arora, A., Bagga, R., Owusu-Ofori, A. K., Ovosi, J. O., Aliyu, S., Saad, H., Kanj, S. S., Khanal, B., Bhattarai, B., Saha, S. K., Uddin, J., Barman, P. & 19 others, Sharma, L., El-Banna, T., Zahra, R., Saleemi, M. A., Kaur, A., Iregbu, K., Uwaezuoke, N. SC., Abi Hanna, P., Feghali, R., Correa, A. L., Munera, M. I., Le, T. A. T., Tran, T. T. N., Phukan, C., Phukan, C., Valderrama-Beltrán, S. L., Alvarez-Moreno, C., Walsh, T. R. & Harbarth, S., 1 Jun 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 6, p. 601-610 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hand hygiene in low- and middle-income countries

Loftus, M. J., Guitart, C., Tartari, E., Stewardson, A. J., Amer, F., Bellissimo-Rodrigues, F., Lee, Y. F., Mehtar, S., Sithole, B. L. & Pittet, D., 1 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 86, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Individual and community predictors of urinary ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli isolates, Victoria, Australia

Chua, K. Y. L. & Stewardson, A. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 8, 11 p., 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Nitrofurantoin and fosfomycin for resistant urinary tract infections: old drugs for emerging problems

Gardiner, B. J., Stewardson, A. J., Abbott, I. J. & Peleg, A. Y., 1 Feb 2019, In : Australian Prescriber. 42, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Strategies to reduce non-ventilator-associated hospital-acquired pneumonia: A systematic review

Mitchell, B. G., Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C., Stewardson, A. J., Rosebrock, H., Curtis, S. J., Robinson, S. & Kiernan, M., 4 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Infection, Disease and Health. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access


George McCracken Infectious Disease Fellows Travel Grant

Andrew Stewardson (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

ICAAC Infectious Diseases Fellows Grant

Andrew Stewardson (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship

Andrew Stewardson (Recipient), 26 Jul 2017

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities 2014 2019

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

8th International Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference

Andrew Stewardson (Member of programme committee)

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

International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (Event)

Andrew Stewardson (Peer reviewer)
2019 → …

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

World Health Organization (WHO) (External organisation)

Andrew Stewardson (Advisor)
18 Jan 201819 Jan 2018

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