Dr Dominique L Monnet

Head, Antimicrobial Resistance & Healthcare-Associated Infections (ARHAI) Section & European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden

Dominique L. Monnet joined ECDC in October 2007 to lead ECDC’s Disease Programme on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections.  He is also representing ECDC in the EU-US Transatlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR).

Before joining ECDC, he worked in French hospitals, at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1993-1995) and at the Danish Statens Serum Institut (1997-2007) where he was coordinating surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial consumption in humans in Denmark.

His research interests include surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial consumption, the relationship between consumption of antimicrobials and resistance, and the factors that affect antimicrobial usage, both in hospitals and in primary care.