Zingg, Walter

Zurich University Hospital

Walter Zingg, PD Dr, is the head of the IPC programme at the Zurich University Hospital. He graduated at the University of Zurich and specialized in infectious diseases and paediatrics. He worked in Zurich, London and Geneva. His research interest is in surveillance and the prevention of healthcare-associated infections, the reduction of antimicrobial resistance, and in implementation science. He is scientific expert in the field of infection prevention and control for the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. He coordinates REVERSE, a Horizon 2020-project on fighting antimicrobial resistance in Europe.