Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Enrique Castro-Sánchez is Senior Lecturer in Global Challenges (Planetary Health), a position he combines with an honorary lectureship at Imperial College London, and associated lecturer in Planetary Health at UOC (Spain). He is a visiting lecturer at Shifa al-Tameer Millat University (Pakistan) and visiting researcher in global health at the University of Balearic Islands (Spain). Enrique previously worked as NIHR Senior Nurse Research Leader, and Lead Academic Nurse for Research at the Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance at Imperial College London, researching on innovations in behaviour change, technology, and patient safety to improve infection prevention and antimicrobial use.
He has held several clinical posts always focused on infectious and tropical diseases, infection prevention and control, advanced nurse practice in HIV/AIDS, and specialist nursing in tuberculosis. Enrique has also served as Consultant at the Global Infection Prevention and Control Unit at the World Health Organization, and is currently rostered as an expert in implementation of antimicrobial stewardship for WHO. Enrique is Editor in Chief of Infection Ecology and Epidemiology, and was elected Emerging Leader in International Infectious Diseases by the ISID.