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Sharon Peacock

Professor Sharon Peacock

Professor of Public Health and Microbiology

Sharon Peacock is Director of the National Infection Service at Public Health England, Professor of Public Health and Microbiology at the University of Cambridge, and a Non-Executive Director at the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Sharon is an independent advisor to the Wellcome Drug Resistant Infection programme and chairs the Board of the Wellcome Surveillance and Epidemiology of Drug Resistant Infections Consortium (SEDRIC). She has extensive funding panel and grant review experience as well as extensive experience of advisory boards, including the Francis Crick Translational Advisory Group; the MRC Steering Group on Research Challenges in Antimicrobial Resistance; and the Chief Medical Officer Advisory Group for Volume II of CMO Annual Report (Genomics).

Sharon is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an elected Member of EMBO, and was awarded a CBE for services to medical microbiology in 2015.

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