ErasmusMC Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Prof Dr Margreet C. Vos (1961) is a Clinical Microbiologists and since 2012, she is a professor of Healthcare related Infections at the ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands . She received more than 200 invited lectures nationally and internationally and has about 235 peer reviewed publications (H index 35 (2022)), on infection prevention, in particular MSSA/MRSA, the Search and Destroy strategy, hand hygiene, outbreaks, transmission, innate environment, hospital environment and hospital design and endoscope related contamination and infections. Currently, she is promotor of about 10 PhD students. She is member or chair of many (inter)national committees or working groups about infection prevention in general or specific on MRSA, hospital design infection prevention. She initiated and chaired for many years a national working group (HIP) as part of the Dutch Society of Medical Microbiology (NVMM)and initiated, developed and chaired the committee on infection control national guideline on the organization and quality of hospital infection prevention and developed audits for quality of hospital infection prevention. Currently, she is a member of two international guideline committees; The ESCMID-HIS guideline on Behavior and Rituals in the Operation Theatre and the ESCMID-EUCIC Guideline on Multi-Drug-Resistant Gram-negatives. She was the project-leader of an international (UK FR NL) JPI MACOTRA consortium on (un)success of MRSA clones. She is the former chair and currently the scientific officer of ESGNI (ESCMID) and chair of the MRSA-ISAC working group.