Report 2015


Prof. John Oxford, Professor of Virology at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK (Meeting Chair)

Prof. Attila Altiner, Head of the Institute of General Practice, University Medicine Rostock, Germany

Mr John Bell, Principal Advisor to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacy Self Care Programme; Practitioner/Teacher in Primary Health Care at the Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Dr Martin Duerden, Part-time general practitioner (GP) in Conwy, and Deputy Medical Director at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB), Wales, UK; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, Wales, UK

Professor Sabiha Essack, Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa

Professor Roman Kozlov, Director of the Institute of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy of Smolensk State Medical Academy; Director of the Scientific Centre for Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance; President of the Inter-regional Association for Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Smolensk, Russia

Dr Laura Noonan, GP, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, Ireland

Professor Antonio Carlos Pignatari, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Special Clinical Microbiology Laboratory of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Aurelio Sessa, Family Physician and Senior Partner, Arcisate, Italy

Dr Alike van der Velden, Assistant Professor, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

Guest Speakers

Dr Ashok Mahashur, President of the Indian Chest Society and Consultant Chest Physician, Mumbai, India

Dr Doug Burgoyne, President of Veridicus Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Prof. Dr Ayşe Willke Topcu, Professor at Kocaeli University Hospital’s Department of Infection Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kocaeli, Turkey


GRIP meeting attendeess (left to right): Dr Martin Duerden, Dr Aurelio Sessa, Mr John Bell, Dr Alike van der Velden, Prof. Sabiha Essack, Dr Laura Noonan, Prof. Attila Altiner, Prof. Roman Kozlov, Prof. Dr Ayşe Willke Topcu, Prof. John Oxford, Mr Adrian Shephard, Dr Ashok Mahashur, Dr Doug Burgoyne, Professor Antonio Carlos Pignatari.