Professor Martin Llewelyn, Professor in Infectious Diseases, Brighton & Sussex Medical School

Martin is Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Global Health and Infection at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. He is a consultant physician and Clinical Director of Research and Innovation at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Trust and Academic Director of the Brighton and Sussex Health Research Partnership. He chairs the Royal College of Physicians Joint Specialist Committee on Infectious Diseases, is a member of the Department of Health Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Prescribing, Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (APRHAI) and was formally president of the British Infection Association.

Martin’s research focuses on antimicrobial stewardship and clinical trials. He led the Antibiotic Review Kit (ARK)-hospital trial, and is currently co-CI of the DURation of Antibiotic Treatment in urinary tract InfectiON (DURATION-UTI Trial). He has authored more than 150 academic papers and contributed to national and international guideline development in the field of antimicrobial stewardship and prescribing.

Martin’s clinical practice is infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship.


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