Castro-Sanchez, Enrique (UK)

Imperial College London

Enrique Castro-Sánchez is the Lead Academic Research Nurse at the Health Protection Research Unit in AMR and HCAI at Imperial College London, researching on innovations in behaviour change, technology and patient safety to improve infection prevention and antimicrobial use. He is also an Honorary Consultant Nurse in Communication and Patient Engagement at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and an NIHR Academy Senior Nurse Research Leader.

Enrique research interests include health literacy in infectious diseases and healthcare-associated infections; health inequalities on infectious diseases; policy influence on management of infectious diseases; and novel infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship education and training tools for clinicians and citizens.

He was awarded a PhD cum laude in Nursing at the University of Alicante (Spain) in 2015, and has an MSc in Public Health by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical. His clinical experience includes tropical and infectious diseases, tuberculosis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Enrique is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar, associate editor of BMC Public Health, PLOS ONE and JAC-AMR journals, a Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science, and was designated as Emerging Leader in International Infectious Diseases in 2016 by the International Society for Infectious Diseases.