NHMRC Practitioner Fellow; head of the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Critical Infection, University of Sydney

Originally trained in Intensive Care, then Infectious Diseases and Microbiology; followed by PhD at University of Adelaide in bacterial pathogenesis. Now at Sydney Medical School; Westmead Millennium Institute and Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute.


  • 2010–present
    Director of Infectious Diseases ; , Westmead Hospital
  • 2010–present
    Senior staff Microbiologist , Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, NSW Pathology
  • 2010–present
    Professor (Medicine and Microbiology, conj.), Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney


  • 1997 
    Royal College of Pathologists Australasia, FRCPA Microbiology
  • 1996 
    University of Adelaide, PhD
  • 1992 
    Royal Australasian College pf Physicans, FRACP Infectious Diseases