David Paterson

David Paterson is a newly appointed Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Queensland, and Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. His prior appointment was Director of the Antibiotic Management Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications in the field of infectious diseases and clinical microbiology. His specific areas of interest are in antibiotic resistance in Gram negative bacilli and optimisation of antimicrobial use in the critically ill and the immunocompromised. He was the winner of the American Society for Microbiology's Merck Irving Siegal Award awarded at ICAAC 2000 and has been an advisor to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI).

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Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Queensland
Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Australia