Director of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Austin Health and Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.
Prof. Lindsay Grayson graduated from Monash University Medical School in 1979 and completed Infectious Diseases training at New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston in 1991; he completed his MD research thesis in 1994 and Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Epidemiology & Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston in 1997. From 1991-2000, he was Deputy Director, then Director, of the Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne. Since 2000, Prof Grayson has been Director of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Austin Health and Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.
Prof Grayson is immediate past-President of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and past-Chair of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Program Committee for the American Society for Microbiology. He has had a longstanding interest in antimicrobial resistance, particularly related to staphylococci and enterococci and infection control.