Dr Matthew O'Sullivan
Senior Lecturer (part-time)
C24 - Westmead Hospital
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Dr O'Sullivan is an infectious diseases specialist and clinical microbiologist with a research interest in genotyping of pathogens responsible for hospital-aqcuired infections, particularly MRSA. He graduated in medicine from the University of Queensland in 1996 and has a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) from the University of Sydney and a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He was awarded his PhD from the University of Sydney in 2013 for a thesis entitled "A prospective methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus typing system for infection control: Design and effectiveness".
Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and the application of microbial typing to hospital infection control.
Current national competitive grants*
Microevolution and transmission of MRSA in a hospital setting
Gilbert G, Sintchenko V, O'Sullivan M, Iredell J
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($601,706 over 3 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney