Staff & Students
Lou Orszulak’s current role as the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health (CIDM-PH) Project Officer, involves the promotion and management of the CIDM-PH education, research and development program. Funded by the NSW Ministry of Health Capacity Building Infrastructure Grant, CIDM-PH is in its third round of funding with aims to improve prevention and control of communicable diseases of public health importance through research projects in bacterial epidemiology & disease surveillance, antibiotic resistance surveillance & rapid diagnostics, viral epidemiology & disease surveillance, fungal epidemiology & invasive infections, and medical entomology.
Lou is involved in organising local and international workshops, conferences and symposia, newsletters, grant support, website management, reporting, financial management, HR, and quality improvement of operational procedures.
Lou’s previous projects have included implementation of clinical standards in the Sydney West Area Health Service (SWAHS) Cancer Care Centre, co-ordination and facilitation of quality improvement teams and projects across SWAHS, and facilitation of education forums for clinical staff on the use of quality improvement tools and methodologies.