Professor David Lewis

David Lewis is Director of the Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre and Professor at the University of Sydney, where he is STI/HIV Discipline Leader for the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity.

David also holds an Honorary Professorship in the Division of Medical Virology at the University of Cape Town. David’s research interests include antimicrobial resistance, STI surveillance as well as STI care in resource-poor settings.

He is a former President of the International Union against STIs.  David is a Joint Editor of Sexual Health and, for over a decade, served as Deputy Editor for Sexually Transmitted Infections. D

avid has provided technical advice to the World Health Organization for many years in respect of STI treatment guidelines, point-of-care diagnostics and antimicrobial resistance. He also supports the work of GARDP and GSK in respect of bringing new antimicrobial agents for gonorrhoea into clinical practice.