Martin Kiernan

Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London, UK

Martin has worked in infection prevention and control for 32 years in a variety of settings. He is a Visiting Professor at the Richard Wells Research Centre at the University of West London, Conjoint Fellow at the University of Newcastle and Avondale Universities (New South Wales, Australia). Before this he was Nurse Consultant and Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust in the North-West of England.
Martin is a former member of the Department of Health (England) advisory committee on Antimicrobial Resistance, Prescribing and Healthcare-Associated Infection (ARPHAI), was scientific secretary of the Healthcare Infection Society International Conferences in 2014, 2016 and 2018 and is a past president of the Infection Prevention Society.
His research interests focus on environmental hygiene, surveillance and urinary catheter-associated infections. He has presented at many international conferences, has published over 70 papers and articles in peer-reviewed journals.