Sax, Hugo

Department of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Prof Hugo Sax is a Research Fellow at Department of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland and Chief Medical Boarder Officer at Zurich Airport. Until 2021, he served as Head of Infection Prevention Program and ID Consultant at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. He served as a leader in several national infection control surveillance and intervention programs over 20 years and as a president of the Swiss Society of Infection Control and Swissnoso. He is an international consultant and speaker and board member of the First Challenge on Patient Safety of WHO. His research interests focus on human factors and systems engineering – making use of epidemiology, qualitative research, and data science.