Luis is a PhD candidate at the Research School of Population Health, Australian National University (ANU). Luis’ PhD aims to determine the C. difficile ribotypes associated with hospital and community-acquired C. difficileinfection in Brisbane and Perth. Before joining ANU, Luis completed his Masters of Epidemiology and Masters of Public Health (dual degree) at the University of Queensland. Luis has previously worked as a physician and as a clinical research co-ordinator in Peru.
Luis’ research interests are infectious diseases epidemiology with particular interest in C. difficile, methodological issues in clinical epidemiology and meta-analysis.