Researcher

Dr Brendan McMullan

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Dr Brendan McMullan is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist and Microbiologist, working at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at UNSW.

Brendan’s research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and resistance, perinatal infections, and infections in immunocompromised children and young people, with particular interest in using surveillance data...view more

Dr Brendan McMullan is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist and Microbiologist, working at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at UNSW.

Brendan’s research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and resistance, perinatal infections, and infections in immunocompromised children and young people, with particular interest in using surveillance data in these populations to support implementation of effective strategies to optimize therapy.

Brendan is willing to supervise ILP Students completing the UNSW MD program (formally MBBS). 


My Engagement

Brendan McMullan is an Evolve clinical champion with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) driving high-quality clinical care, particularly promoting improved antimicrobial use for children and the wider community, engaging prescribers and the public.  

He is a board director of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID). 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brendan has co-chaired both the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce Paediatric and Adolescent Care Panel https://covid19evidence.net.au and the ASID-ANZPID Interim guidelines for the clinical management of COVID-19 in children and adolescents https://www.asid.net.au/resources/resources/ncov19.

 

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Location

Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Contact

+61 2 9382 1508

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During World Antibiotic Awareness Week, RACP Evolve Clinical Champion, Dr Brendan McMullan, asks clinicians to follow evidence-based guidelines, seek advice when prescribing antibiotics and undertake research, which helps identify and support the best methods of antibiotic prescribing.