Ian M Gould
Professor Ian Gould
School of Medical Sciences and Royal Infirmary
Ian M Gould is an Honorary Professor at Aberdeen University and Consultant Microbiologist at the Royal Infirmary in Aberdeen, Scotland. He is also Honorary Professor of Public Health, Epidemiology and Microbiology at the University of Trnava in Slovakia.
In 1976, Professor Gould graduated in medicine from Edinburgh, Scotland, and trained in clinical microbiology and infectious disease in the United Kingdom, Canada and Africa. He has chaired numerous national/international working parties, learned societies and advisory boards on antibiotic policies and resistance. Professor Gould served as advisor on antibiotic resistance and prescribing to the Scottish and UK Departments of Health, the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, the International Organisation for Epizoonosis, the European Commission, the World Health Organization and government agencies abroad. In addition, he was Coordinator of the European Union projects European Surveillance of Antibiotic Resistance (ESAR) and Antibiotic Resistance, Prevention and Control (ARPAC), and Chaired the Scottish National Program on Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing for the past 10 years.
Professor Gould is immediate past President of the International Society of Chemotherapy. He is editor or board member of several international journals and has over 350 published scientific papers on antibiotic stewardship and resistance in peer-reviewed journals, standard texts and specialist books.