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Susan Hopkins

Susan Hopkins

About Susan Hopkins

Susan is the Public Health England theme lead for the Innovations in Behaviour Change theme of the HPRU in HCAI and AMR at Imperial College.

She is a ‎Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Public Health England. She is Chair of the Overview Committee of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR) which aims to develop, maintain and disseminate robust data relevant to antimicrobial use and stewardship for us across healthcare settings and to measure the impact of antimicrobial use and stewardship on patient safety.

Her main research interests are in outbreak investigation and surveillance and healthcare associated infections. She is a member of many national expert groups and Chairs the Royal College of Physicians working group on HCAI  and sits on the PHE’s HCAI & AMR Programme Board and on the MHRA Expert Advisory Group on Anti-Infectives. She has co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and is Programme Director for the UCL MSc in Healthcare associated Infection Control.

Susan provides extensive clinical, epidemiological and research experience in HCAI, infection control and AMR to the Unit.

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