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Prof. Deborah Marriott

Prof. Deborah Marriott, St. Vincent's Hospital, Australia

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Professor Debbie Marriott is a senior specialist at St. Vincent’s hospital, Sydney, an adjunct professor at the University of Technology, Sydney, and a conjoint Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales. St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a unique institution as it has the largest HIV medicine unit in Australia, a lung and heart transplant unit and adult bone marrow transplantation. Prof. Marriott’s clinical and research interest in infectious diseases began soon after she diagnosed the first patient with HIV infection in Australia in 1983. She subsequently published on papers on the epidemiology and treatment of cryptococcal infection in normal, immuno-compromised and HIV-infected hosts and she remains interested and involved in research involving the treatment and epidemiology of fungal infections. Prof. Marriott is recognised as an expert in infections in immuno-compromised hosts and therapeutic drug monitoring of antimicrobial agents and has been an invited speaker at a number of international and national meetings. She is a founding member and past president of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine and past state representative for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She is also a clinical representative on the NSW State TB Advisory Committee, an examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and she serves on a number of hospital committees. Prof. Marriott has recently been elected President of Transplant Infectious Diseases, and is a scientific committee member on ISHLT and IATDMCT.

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