Academic Editor

Joshua S Davis


Josh is a clinician researcher, and divides his time between clinical work as an Infectious Diseases physician in Newcastle, and research work as a principal research fellow based at Menzies.

He completed his clinical infectious diseases training in 2004, and then worked on a PhD from 2007-2010 on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and adjunctive treatment of sepsis in the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT).

His main clinical interests are general infectious diseases, viral hepatitis, hepatology, HIV infection, refugee health and infections in the critical care setting. His main research interests are clinical trials in the management of severe infections and epidemiology of severe bacterial infections.

Josh is the vice president of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) and is also the deputy chair of the ASID clinical research network. In 2015, Josh was awarded a prestigious career development fellowship from the NHMRC and also a $1 million project grant to conduct a randomised controlled trial investigating the use of combination antibiotic therapy for MRSA blood stream infection (the CAMERA study).

Clinical Trials HIV Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Microbiology

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Work details

Principal Research Fellow

Menzies School of Health Research
January 2007
Global and Tropical Health

Conjoint Professor

University of Newcastle
January 2014
School of Medicine and Public Health

Senior Staff Specialist in Infectious Diseases

John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle NSW Australia
August 2012
Infectious Diseases

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