Dr Margaret IP
- Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Margaret Ip is Professor and Chairman at the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Honorary Consultant at the New Territories East Cluster of Hospitals of Hospital Authority. She is a clinical microbiologist with over 25 years’ experience in research on the epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance of clinically important bacterial pathogens, inc. MRSA, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus) and other multidrug-resistant organisms. She has published over 290 international peer-reviewed papers. She serves as an Advisor and Member in a number of Scientific Committees on antimicrobial resistance and infection control and in Expert groups on GBS with WHO and FAO. She has supervised 20 fulltime completed PhD/MPhil students. She is an Examiner for the Hong Kong College of Pathologists and of the College of Physicians (in Infectious Diseases), and an external examiner for Universities locally and overseas in Malaysia, Australia and United Kingdom.