Prof Melita Gordon MD FRCP DTM&H

Senior Clinical Lecturer Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology

Biography

Personal Statement

I am a Gastroenterologist with an interest in tropical GI disease and invasive gut pathogens, and in capacity building and training in Africa

Personal Distinctions

  • Chair of tropical symposium, DDW, Liverpool 2012 (Invitation to Speak, British Society of Gastroenterology 2012)
  • Invited speaker, ASM conference, Washington DC (Invitation to Speak, American Society of Microbiology 2012)
  • Chair of endoscopy in Africa symposium , DDW, Liverpool 2012 (Invitation to Speak, British Society of Gastroenterology 2012)
  • Invited Seminar, University Paris Descartes (Invitation to Speak, Nidergang research group 2011)
  • Invited speaker, Antimicrobial Resistance meeting, RSM (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society of Medicine, Comparative Medicine Section 2011)
  • Chair of symposium, DDW, Birmingham 2011 (Invitation to Speak, British Society of Gastroenterology 2011)
  • Sir Francis Avery Jones Research Medal (Prize, British Society of Gastroenterology 2011)
  • Symposium moderator and invited speaker, IDSA (Invitation to Speak, Infectious Diseases Society of America 2010)
  • Scientific Committee and invited speaker, ESCMID, Switzerland (Invitation to Speak, FEMS / ESCMID 2010)
  • Invited speaker, 3rd ASM Salmonella Conference (Invitation to Speak, American Society of Microbiology 2009)
  • Invited speaker, John Squires Club, University of Birmingham (Invitation to Speak, University of Birmingham 2008)
  • Senior Clinical Lectureship (HEFCE Walport post) (UKCRC (HEFCE and NHS) 2008)
  • Training and Research Mentorship Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Health RDS NW 2008)
  • Invited speaker, 161st SGM Annual Meeting (Invitation to Speak, Society for General Microbiology 2006)
  • Registrars Research Prize (Prize, Mersey Gastroenterology Group 2006)
  • Invited speaker, Government of Malawi workshop (Invitation to Speak, Government of Malawi, Ministry of Health 2004)
  • Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Clinical Tropical Medicine (Competitive Fellowship, Wellcome Trust 2000)
  • Blacklock Medal (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 1993)

Administrative Roles

  • Deputy Director of Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Programme for tropical clinical medicine
  • Board and steering group of Wellcome Trust Tropical Centre
  • Academic representative for Joint Liverpool-Malawi PhD programme

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