Leistner, Rasmus (DE)

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Rasmus Leistner (MD, PhD) is board-certified in infection control and hospital epidemiology. His main interests are infectious diseases epidemiology (e.g. ESBL, PVL-S. aureus) and antibiotic stewardship. He studied medicine in Germany, U.S.A. and Canada and then conducted his training at the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin and the National Reference Center for the Surveillance of Nosocomial Infections. Since 2017, he is associated professor for infection control and hospital epidemiology. He is currently vice chairperson of the section infection prevention and antibiotic resistance in hospital hygiene of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM).