Robert G. Masterton

The Ayr Hospital, United Kingdom

Bob Masterton is a consultant microbiologist and Executive Medical Director at Ayrshire & Arran NHS Board in the United Kingdom, where he is a Fellow of three Royal Colleges, and Professor at the Institute of Healthcare Associated Infection, the University of the West of Scotland. As a strong believer in evidence-based medicine, Professor Masterton has participated in six United Kingdom guideline groups, including ones that have produced recommendations on community acquired MRSA. He chaired the British working party that published guidelines on hospital-acquired pneumonia in 2008. Professor Masterton continues to write and present widely on infection control issues and antimicrobial stewardship. He has been a regular lecturer internationally over the last two decades at a variety of events from local hospital presentations to major global scientific programmes. Professor Masterton has written over 90 peer reviewed papers and in addition to acting as reviewer for many publications he sits on the editorial Boards of 3 international journals.

Biography Updated on 1 April 2012

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