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Biography

Anton Peleg is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University. He is also a research group leader in the Department of Microbiology, Monash University. His research spans clinical to basic research, with a focus on hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections in immunocompromised hosts and understanding mechanisms of disease caused by hospital pathogens. He has a particular clinical interest in complex infections in highly vulnerable patient groups, including patients with cystic fibrosis, lung and stem cell transplant recipients, and infections in patients with burns or in intensive care.

Anton is a founding member of the Monash Centre to Impact AMR, launched early 2020. 

Clinical activities

Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne VIC

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

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 19 Feb 2027

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland

2010 → …

Master of Public Health, Harvard University

2009 → …

External positions

Director Infectious Diseases Clinic, Alfred Health

Head of Travel Medicine Clinic, Alfred Health

Head, Victorian NPEP Service, Alfred Health

Executive, Monash Partners

Research area keywords

  • antibiotic prescribing
  • antibiotic resistance
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • qualitative research
  • resi
  • bacteria
  • candida
  • epidemiology
  • hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • infection
  • microbial drug
  • diabetes
  • immunity
  • glycaemic control
  • hospital-acquired infections
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • infections in immunocompromised hosts

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