Associate Prof. Spiros MiyakisAssociate Professor Spiros Miyakis

Associate Professor: Medicine

Dr Spiros Miyakis is an Associate Professor with Graduate Medicine, University of Wollongong, a Staff Specialist in Medicine and Infectious Diseases at The Wollongong Hospital and Shellharbour Hospital, NSW, Australia, and an affiliated researcher at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI).

He did his PhD in Molecular Genetics (1997-2000; Univ. of Crete, Greece and Visiting Researcher at the Univ. of Liverpool, UK), followed by training in General Internal Medicine (Greece 2000-2004) and Infectious Diseases (Australia 2005-2008). He has been a Visiting Research Associate at the Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (2009-2011) and prior to his current position he was a lecturer at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

In parallel to his clinician and teaching duties, his main research focus is antimicrobial drug resistance and the molecular mechanisms that underlie microbial adaptation to antibiotics. He has also a particular interest in Medical Education and in Biostatistics. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in English-language journals, encompassing a broad spectrum of Medical disciplines (Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Rheumatology, Haematology and Oncology, Laboratory Medicine, Immunology, and the Antiphospholipid Syndrome). His work has been cited more than 1800 times (as per May 2013) and he has served as a peer-reviewer for more than 25 international journals.

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Phone: +61 2 4221 3818
Fax: +61 2 4253 4838
Office: GM @ The Wollongong Hospital
Academic Suite - Block C, Level 8
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Last reviewed: 24 August, 2017