We are pleased to welcome Dr. Mark Wilcox, MD
to the C Diff Foundation.
Dr. Wilcox presides as the Foundation’s
Chairperson, Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Mark Wilcox MD, FRCPath, is a Consultant Microbiologist, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT), Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Leeds at their Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, and is the lead on Clostridium difficile for Public Health England in the UK. He was formerly the Director of Infection Prevention, Infection Control Doctor and Clinical Director of Pathology at LTHT. Dr. Wilcox is deputy Chair of the UK Department of Health’s Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Committee and is a member of the HPA’s Program Board on Healthcare Associated Infection & Antimicrobial Resistance. He has a track record of translational research, including providing the basis of clinical advice to the NHS. He has been the Principal/UK Investigator for several clinical trials of new anti-infective drugs and has provided clinical advice as part of the FDA/EMA submissions for the approval of several novel antimicrobial agents.
Welcome Dr. Wilcox!