• Dr Annaliese van Diemen

Dr Annaliese van Diemen, AMR Policy Advisor, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Dr Van Diemen is a Public Health Physician and General Practitioner. Prior to her current role, she led the Communicable Disease Prevention & Control team at DHHS, managing the public health response to notifiable conditions in Victoria. She has worked with a number of health services in Victoria in responding to outbreaks of resistant organisms, including CPE and C.Auris, and has had ongoing engagement with the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory to progress the implementation of microbial whole genome sequencing and associated epidemiological analysis of resistance in notifiable conditions in Victoria.