Anna is Clinical Research Scientist and Practitioner at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Her role involves the development and delivery of clinical and laboratory elements of research protocols for a range of studies linked to Microbiology and Infection Prevention. She gained a PhD from Aston University, Birmingham, where she studied the prevention and diagnosis of central venous catheter-related infection. Her current research interests are in the diagnosis and prevention of a broad range of healthcare-associated infection. For five years Anna served as a committee member in the Research for Patient Benefit Programme (RfPB), funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). She frequently reviews manuscripts for more than ten journals in the field of infectious diseases and infection prevention. Furthermore, she has published nearly 50 manuscripts in journals, chapters in textbooks and co-edited the latest edition of Lecture Notes: Medical Microbiology and Infection, Wiley Blackwell publishing. Anna has delivered numerous poster and oral presentations at various infection prevention and vascular access conferences and symposia.
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