Dr Mark Garvey

Mark has worked in the field of Infection Control for over 9 years. Mark is a Consultant Clinical Scientist in Microbiology and is currently the Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control for the Infection Prevention and Control Service at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). A strategic management position within Infection Control working with the Trusts operational leads to help deliver the Infection Control service at UHB. Mark is also the Director of the Hospital Infection Research Laboratory, with the main function to investigate hospital infection, providing practical advice to Health service professionals and industry throughout the UK. Mark has more than 40 publications, including in leading journals infection control journals like the Journal of Hospital Infection and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Mark’s current research interests include water microbiology focusing on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Mycobacterium chimaera; general Infection Prevention and Control issues from MRSA to Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Dr Mark Garvey, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust