Prof Michael Baker

Epidemiologist, University of Otago

Michael Baker is a public health physician and Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington. He is a member of the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 Technical Advi[...]

Dr Ashley Bloomfield - invited

Director-General of Health, Ministry of Health

Dr Bloomfield qualified in medicine at the University of Auckland in 1990 and after several years of clinical work specialised in public health medicine. His particular area of professional interest i[...]

Dr Arthur Morris

Auckland City Hospital

Dr Arthur Morris is a clinical microbiologist at Auckland City Hospital. Dr completed his science and medical degrees at the University of Otago and gained his fellowship from the Royal Australian Col[...]

Prof Stephanie Dancer

NHS Lanarkshire and Professor of Microbiology at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland

Smart cleaning: a weapon in the war against antibiotic resistant superbugs Now that cleaning and decontamination are recognised as an integral element of infection control in healthcare, it is time to[...]

Ruth Barratt, RN

Infection Prevention and Control Consultant

Ruth Barratt is a registered nurse, infection preventionist, quality advisor and qualitative researcher. She is credentialed at Expert level with the Australian College of Infection Prevention and Con[...]

Andrew Patterson - MC

Andrew is a freelance business correspondent, corporate speaker, MC and a former radio broadcaster. He has worked in media both in New Zealand and Australia for almost 30 years including six years bas[...]

Nigel Latta

Born and raised in Oamaru, Nigel first attended Otago University, where he completed an MSc in Marine Science.  He then moved to Auckland where he trained as a Clinical Psychologist and graduated wit[...]