Professor John Watson
Distinguished Lecture Series - Antimicrobial Resistance – a threat to our world
Professor John Watson is Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.
- From: Wednesday 13 April 2016, 6 pm
- To: Wednesday 13 April 2016, 7.15 pm
- Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Professor John Watson was appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Health in October 2013. He was previously Head of Respiratory Diseases at Public Health England's Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control.
Professor Watson supports the work of the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, in her role as independent adviser to government on medical matters and the Head of Profession for all directors of public health in local government, to improve the health of the nation.
Professor Watson's main focus is health protection, including immunisation, anti-microbial resistance and emergency preparedness and response.
This lecture discussed the rise in antimicrobial resistance, its implications and global actions to resolve the problem.
Watch a video of Professor Watson's lecture.