Head of Department
Infectious Diseases (Peter Mac) and Immunocompromised Host Infection Service (RMH)
PeterMacCallum Cancer Centre
Professor Monica Slavin leads the Immunocompromised Host Infection service at Royal Melbourne Hospital and is Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac). Monica is current Chair of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Mycoses Interest Group and established and has chaired its antifungal guideline writing committee since 2004. Monica contributes to multiple national and international committees for education, research and development of guidelines for treatment and prevention of opportunistic infections and to standardise definitions and diagnosis of fungal infections. Monica is Vice President of the International Immunocompromised Host Society, which promotes education and research.