Dr Joseph Lewis

Joe is an infectious diseases clinician and Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD fellow from the UK.

After undergraduate training and junior doctor rotations in London, he worked as a medical officer in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa before postgraduate training in infectious diseases in Liverpool, UK.

He is currently based at the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme in Blantyre, Malawi.

His ongoing PhD aims to define the aetiology of sepsis in Blantyre and understand how the widespread use of empiric broad spectrum antimicrobials in the condition is contributing to the emerging problem of antimicrobial resistance, using both genomics and modelling techniques.