Dr Angeline Ferdinand
Dr Angeline Ferdinand works within the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory (MDU PHL) at the Doherty Institute. She is leading a world-first evaluation of the application of microbial genomics in public health surveillance and outbreak control. The evaluation aims to examine the contribution of whole genome sequencing in the control of antibiotic resistance and hospital-acquired infections, tuberculosis and food borne illnesses. Dr Ferdinand has had a wide-ranging academic career that has focused on applied research that addresses complex problems of health equity, social determinants of health and the implications of new technologies in public health practice.
Program Aim Lead:
Evaluation and Cost Effectiveness