Juliëtte Severin

Dr. Juliëtte Severin is associate professor and clinical microbiologist at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the medical coordinator of the Unit Infection Prevention at the department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Erasmus MC.

From 2010 to 2017, she was a member and later chairman of the Control Board of the Working party on Infection Prevention (WIP), coordinating the development of national guidelines on infection prevention in Dutch healthcare. From 2015 to 2023, she was the vice-chair of the national Healthcare-associated Infections and AntiMicrobial Resistance Monitoring Group (SO-ZI/AMR). She currently chairs the working group that is updating the Dutch infection prevention guideline on Highly Resistant Microorganisms. Since 2021, she is a board member of the Dutch Society for Medical Microbiology, for science and innovation and infection prevention and control. She is chair of the IPC-ISAC working group.

Her research interests focus on antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention and control, with over 85 peer-reviewed publications. Topics include transmission of microorganisms, the hospital environment, outbreak management, One Health, and sustainable (and safe) healthcare.