Consultant in Infectious Diseases, St. James’s Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin
Dr Susie Clarke graduated from University College Dublin in July 1994. She commenced her training on the Trinity College Dublin medical training scheme and progressed from there to completing higher-level training in GenitoUrinary Medicine at the GUIDE Clinic at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. During this time, Dr Clarke completed a postgraduate MD thesis on the pharmacokinetics of Antiretroviral therapy in persons who inject drugs (PWID). She then commenced a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Boston University, USA, which she completed in 2003, being awarded best Clinical Fellow and Teaching Fellow from the Massachusetts Medical Society.
Dr Clarke subsequently worked in North Manchester General Hospital as a consultant in Infectious Diseases until taking up her current post in the GUIDE Clinic in St James’s Hospital in 2004. Dr Clarke was appointed the National Clinical Lead for the National OPAT Program in 2013 and clinically led on the National development and evolution of this new initiative. Her research interests include pharmacokinetics of medications particularly drug-drug interactions, antibiotic stewardship, OPAT, Orthopedic prosthetic joint infections, and Vascular graft infections.