RaDAR network of experts

Here you can find the a list of internal and external experts that contribute to addressing the urgent need of rapid detection and effective infection control systems for antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Internal experts

Carlota Gudiol

Dr. Carlota Gudiol is the head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Bellvitge University
Hospital, in Barcelona. She is an associate professor at the University of Barcelona and co-
principal investigator at CIBERINFEC. Her clinical and research work focuses on infectious
complications in inmunosuppressed patients with cancer and hematopoietic stem cell
transplantation, and especially on the impact of antibiotic resistance in this population.

Mamen Eito Navasal

Infection Prevention and Control Nurse at the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO). Expert in
the field of onco-hematology, surveillance and infection control. She is specialized in Human
Relations and Nursing Care Quality.

External experts

Agnès Riche

Head of Medicine Pole, Head of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Head of Antimicrobial Stewardship team, Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Physicial Hospital Center, Angoulême, France. Member of French Society of Infectious Diseases (SPILF) and the Medical Executive Comitee.

Alex Smithson

Dr. Alex Smithson is an infectious diseases clinician at the Hospital de l’Esperit Sant.
He is member of the technical committee of the VINCat program and an associate
professor at the University of Barcelona. He is also a teacher in the Master’s Degree in
Zoonoses and One Health at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. His main topics of
interest are related to healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial stewardship
programs particularly with all aspects regarding to urinary tract infections.